Sierra Trek Run Descriptions

Wednesday/Thursday Overnight SUV Historic Trip: A narrated historic tour of the back roads and trails above spectacular Lake Tahoe that is designed for all four-wheel drive vehicles. Learn about the Donner Party tragedy and take in a bird's-eye view of Lake. The group will stage in the Truckee area, camp along the trail, and be to main camp for Thursday dinner.
Thursday Fordyce Run This run traverses the Fordyce Creek Trail from Indian Springs to Meadow Lake. Stage at 5:30 am, depart at 6:30 am. This is a highly technical trail with a rating of 9. One locking differential and 35" tires are required. A 3" lift is highly advised. 50 vehicle limit.
Friday Fordyce Run This run traverses the Fordyce Creek Trail from Indian Springs to Meadow Lake. Stage at 5:30 am, depart at 6:30 am. This is a highly technical trail with a rating of 9. One locking differential and 35" tires are required. A 3" lift is highly advised. 50 vehicle limit.
Friday River Run Run the trail backwards from Meadow Lake to Fordyce Creek, then back up the trail to main camp. Coffee and staging at 6 am in main camp, depart at 7 am. 35 vehicle limit.
Saturday River Run Run the trail backwards from Meadow Lake to Fordyce Creek, and then back up the trail to main camp. Staging at the top of winch hill 5 beginning at 8 am, departs at 9 am. 35 vehicle limit.
Saturday ATV/UTV Run This run will follow roads and trails in the Meadow Lake area and will include 4-5 hours of history, scenery, and ATV/UTV fun. Departs Meadow Lake at 10:00 am. No camping or meals included. No vehicle limit. You may add this as a second run for $20 per vehicle.
Saturday SUV/Historical Trip

A narrated tour of historic Summit City, the Miner's Cabin, Hartley's grave and Meadow Lake area that is designed for all four-wheel drive vehicles. Departure time 10:00 am from Meadow Lake.
Saturday Outer Limits Run Experience the High Sierra on this guided run through the Gold Country. There is one loop that for completely stock 4x4s as well as an intermediate loop designed for slightly modified 4x4s. The run will stage at the large parking lot at Highway 89 and USFS Road 7 (Webber Lake and Jackson Meadows turnout off Hwy 89) at 8:00 am. Departing at 9:00 am.
Camping & Entertainment only Includes in-camp activities and camping (excludes PG&E campground). No meals or runs included.
Camping, Food & Entertainment only Includes six meals, camping (excludes PG&E campground), and all in-camp activities.

Additional Notes:

  • The Fordyce Creek is a challenging trail, requiring precision driving skills and a well-maintained vehicle. Trail crews assist where needed. They DO NOT carry spare parts for your vehicle.
  • PG&E camping not included.
  • Sierra Trek in camp activities include vendor show, kids games, in-camp poker run, lake activities, Sierra Trek Saloon, DJ, RTI ramp, our famous raffle, and fiesta-style camping (camp anywhere you want).
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Sierra Trek 2010

Trek Contacts

Event Chair
Amy Sagraves

(916) 803-3699
cal4sierratrek@gmail.com

Event Co-Chair
Bill Ellis

(707) 344-7010
cal4sierratrek@gmail.com