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Linus and I have been discussing a campout in the Eastern (ish) Sierra's on August 23,24,25th. The area we are looking at would be South of Lake Tahoe. In particular Markleyville was discussed, but not ratified. Ideas? 

Save the date and lets get camping spots reserved. Prefer somewhere where we can all be relatively close. Group site? Or an off grid site may be cool. Couldn't be too crazy since many of us do not have 4WD. Suggestions?
Randy

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VWguy
I've got some spots close to truckee in mind, off the grid, but Its almost certainly booked up. Not including the walk in spots of course. Anything around Tahoe will be plugged in, so to speak. 

I have no idea what I am doing.


-Zach

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outlawmws
Similar area one highway south (108, past Pinecrest) is Herring Creek Reservoir.  Small lake planted periodically,  even some decent creek fishing, or used to be...   I haven't been there in 6-7 years,  several interesting places up there (Trail of the Gargoyles, some places where Indians ground pine nuts (grinding depressions in the rocks).  Not sure if there were any fees for the campground.

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Fremont,+CA/38.2485707,-119.9367084/@38.2483221,-119.9354424,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x808fbf46b7e8caf7:0x8ada313b89d888d4!2m2!1d-121.9885719!2d37.5482697!1m0!3e0

I'll work on some other ideas as well  There is another place further up 108 I liked, big open campground too, (unimproved)
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campmaster
Noice. Ill keep my ears open. If i can make it i will. But im moving to reno in OCT or so. So funds are mainly wrapped up planning the move. We shall see. 
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Dave
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outlawmws
https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/stanislaus/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=15033&actid=29

About Herring creek - 7400 ft -  currently closed (Snow?) but gets by on donations.  
Vault toilets, no water 

And some dispersed camping in the area, (I have not dug into this)

https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/stanislaus/recreation/camping-cabins/?recid=14833&actid=34
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Rfieldbuilds
How about Big Trees area? Isnt there dispersed camping beyond the park heading east? 
Randy

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MartyJ
Not sure of the dates yet but will do my best.  I am good for anywhere near what has been discussed if I can make it. 
Marty
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Taco912
At the Pillsbury campout I was talking to I think Outlaw about the hot springs along the river up there, out of Markleyville.  Haven't been in 20 years so not familiar with current conditions or arrangements.  Might be too popular these days.  Open and dispersed all sounds good!  

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Rhubarb
Not technically the "Eastern Sierra" but Dyer might be an interesting spot....or how about the White mountain region?

Edit: Please ignore, as August 23-25 is not a good time for me to go anywhere.
Andy in NV ICCC #1253 
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cptuap
23-26 Aug is open for me so far.  Are we looking for Eastern or Western Sierra?  If Eastern, would something in the Mammoth area do?
Charlie  ICCC#1375
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Rfieldbuilds
cptuap wrote:
23-26 Aug is open for me so far.  Are we looking for Eastern or Western Sierra?  If Eastern, would something in the Mammoth area do?


I love Mammoth though slightly farther than I would like to drive. Open to it if others agree. TomMag also suggested Frenchman Lake north of Tahoe, West of Reno. Looks like lots of sites though no group sites. What do ya all think? 
Randy

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cptuap
Frenchman is a nice area, in fact I'm headed there tomorrow for a four night stay at Spring Creek.  There are two group sites at Cottonwood on the west side of the lake but the August dates we are looking for are already taken. 
Charlie  ICCC#1375
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Eel
Talked about it at Pillsbury: Someone spoke of a place to the east, bad memory says "burnett reservoir" which is wrong - I made happy noises about the description, maybe someone with a memory remembers that?

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cptuap
I think it would be less confusing and easier to keep up with this thread if there were less personal messaging that requires jumping back and forth.  Can we keep all info regarding this camp attempt on the thread side of the conversation?  Why the messaging?
Charlie  ICCC#1375
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easyrizer
Not sure if I can make it, but would need a place for the trailer....
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David
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outlawmws
How big a trailer?
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hackmac87
Hey guys its been a while.  Ive got some great camping spots that would really make it easy for alot of people to get there. Also I was thinking we might be able to start using my family cabin and land as an annual meet.
every tree that fell in the forest does make a sound....i know cause i was there. :)
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easyrizer
20 footer.  Just need that much level ground.  Family cabin and land? sounds too good to be true....
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David
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Rfieldbuilds
Hackmack, 
lets here more of both the spots you have in mind and family land. We need to narrow down location ASAP. Your help is appreciated. 👍🏼
Randy

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outlawmws
I just realized I have a conflict with these dates...  That weekend is the Niles Antique Fleamarket which I never miss...  Huge deal; they close main street Niles and a few side streets and have it all day Sunday, but I usually do better late the adjacent Yard sales both Sat and Sunday. 

Very torn as I also enjoy these Coleman outings...
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“A Human Being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, give orders, take orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook  a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.  Specialization is for insects.”            - Lazarus Long


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hackmac87
Yeah we have a cabin up in the mountains near california pines/canby area. its about an acre or so. pleanty of room for a couple of rv's and plenty of room for tents. biggest issue would be sanitation but we could solve that with a portapotty. it has a well and good water. The other area's I was thinking about was stampede reservior or frenchmans lake just over the boarder in california. both a beautiful areas with tons of different campgrounds. I could narrow this down if you guys really want me too. I can also go up to the cabin and get the grounds cleaned up  bit and take pictures if thats a route people would be interested in.
every tree that fell in the forest does make a sound....i know cause i was there. :)
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SoCal Dave
How about "Indian Creek Campground" BLM near Markleeville and Woodfords, I've never camped there but fished alot on day outings with Carson City relatives.
Dave
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SoCal Dave
A bit farther west would be the "Blue Lakes " area.
Dave
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VWguy
2nd for Frenchmans lake, water is nice I was up there about a week ago.

I have no idea what I am doing.


-Zach

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cptuap
Frenchman's Big Cove campground has quite a number of double sites.
Charlie  ICCC#1375
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Nevada_Ed
Big Cove at Frenchman's Lake is nice, there is also a group site at Frenchman's, three different camp grounds under the umbrella of the park.  Also there is Boca/Stampede Reservoir, both of these are close enough that Jane and I could come for the weekend, maybe me on Thursday and her to follow Friday night.

Note: RV for us here.

Ed

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