Buck Island Lake.Ill be making my first trip from WA in a few weeks. Planning on parking the tow rigs at Ice House Resort......do I need to make reservations for multiple rigs??
Also whats a good halfway point for camping on the trail?? Plan on doing the whole trail in two days coming out the Tahoe side and hit the hwy back to Ice House.
Best bet is to reserve Southfork for $100 a night. 6 nights with 20 rigs = $30/rig for week of parking behind closed gate. Multiple crappers/fire pits and group BBQ area with bear boxes. Couple of loops with bunch of places to park stuff. Been to many a group event there and it has never disappointed.We are planning to mix up our annual event (NAXJA Sierra Chapter's Sierra Fest ---usually second week of august), and we are looking doing Rubicon/Barret/Hell Hole M-F with a day run somewhere on Saturday and our big Prize Raffle on Saturday night. We would therefore need a area to hold the raffle Saturday and a place to park tow rigs all week between all trails. Any ideas where other than the spillway- plus we don't want to camp there or hold a bbq there? We were thinking the campground on the wentworth loop might work- thoughts on this? Usually 20-25 rigs, could be more maybe 5 to 7 are trailer.
We usually do rubicon, then drive to hermit valley for deer valley, then slick rock , with base camp at hermit valley for tow rigs and the raffle, so something like that would be ideal.
also, for gas, is the closest gas to loon still fresh pond, do any of the resorts have expensive gas closer? and probably georgetown after hell hole
Availability of fuel at Ice House can vary. Most recommend checking with them before heading in to allow for "plan B". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ice-House-Resort-Kayaks-and-Paddle-Boards-Rentals/159108547500682fermentor, thanks this is great info. truly great. Ill happily pay more for gas at ice house resort to have the drive .
Looks like it will be Barret, then rubicon, then hell hole on saturday, so we will end up doing the raffle at hell hole most likely. this is still in the planning stages.
Edit: Southfork is booked for every Saturday In August so that would not work for us. That seems to be a great location though.