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The sign has been gone some years and there others. It's small and IIRC only in one direction. I always watch for the store/deli on the lake side of road thats just north of the turn. Good spot to get last food, ice & whatnot.
 

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Running the trail all the way through this weekend, Loon to Tahoma.

Towing from the bay area, wheeling rigs are pretty streetable.

Question is best place to leave tow rigs?

If we tow all the way to Loon we've gotta back track up ice house after... Conversely towing all the way to Tahoe is a long back track too, but nice because tow rig is waiting for you at the end...

Is there a better middle ground that's relatively secure and legal to dump tow rigs? A big parking lot in Kyburz or Pollock? Only 3 tow rigs so don't need a ton of space.

Thanks for any ideas!
 

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Suggestions on where to park our tow rig on the Tahoe side for probably 4 days? (July 2018)

We are planning to run Rubicon from Tahoe side to Loon and Loon back to Tahoe side.

Jeeps are streetable so once there, tow rig would not need to move.

Tow rig is around 70 feet long. Thanks in-advance!

Pic of tow setup for reference.
 

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Check the Rubicon Calendar, as the trail is closed several days in July. Wouldn't want you to be disappointed.
Thanks for the heads up. Someone from our group has been in communication with the Rubicon Trail Foundation folks and it looks like our dates are good to go. We plan to be on the trail July 16-18, 2018.

A few plan to run Fordyce on July 20th as well.
 

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Thanks for the heads up. Someone from our group has been in communication with the Rubicon Trail Foundation folks and it looks like our dates are good to go. We plan to be on the trail July 16-18, 2018.

A few plan to run Fordyce on July 20th as well.
Ah yes...Vic. That was me. Excellent. Excited for your visit.
 

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Small group heading into the Rubicon July 23rd. Then heading over to Fordyce. I am not new to the con just been 24 years. Will be towing two rigs on a goose neck with a 2 wd dually. What is the best route to Loon Lake. I have done a bunch of looking but can not find the right answer. Is there more trail before Loon Lake and if so where would a good parking spot be. My buggy is not a street legal rig. Any help is appreciated. I also am not new to Pirate but could not get my old account fixed for whatever reason. (hienz57)
 

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Just got back from our trip (epic). We left our tow pigs at Tahoe Valley RV Resort & Campground. $5/day and reasonably secure. Spot was perfect as the road coming out of South Lake Tahoe to the trailhead (where everyone leaves their trailers on public land) was pretty damned steep with 10mph corners (a first for me) and it saved about an hour and a half of backtracking for us since we came up 395 from SoCal.

Keep in mind that 50 also has ongoing road construction restricting traffic to one-way in spots, so budget some extra time.
 

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Looking for tow rig and trailer parking ideas...

3 rigs on trailers coming from bay area. Running the trail all the way from Loon to Tahoe. Wheeling rigs are registered, legal, etc so we can drive a bit on the street. There's gotta be a good spot on 50 or nearby to leave the tow rigs so there's a bit of a drive in the wheeling rigs to Loon at the beginning and a bit of a drive back to the tow rigs from Tahoe?
 

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Looking for tow rig and trailer parking ideas...

3 rigs on trailers coming from bay area. Running the trail all the way from Loon to Tahoe. Wheeling rigs are registered, legal, etc so we can drive a bit on the street. There's gotta be a good spot on 50 or nearby to leave the tow rigs so there's a bit of a drive in the wheeling rigs to Loon at the beginning and a bit of a drive back to the tow rigs from Tahoe?
I gotta ask, why not just drive the rigs the whole way?
 

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Best way to wheel the Rubi is go Wentworth to Observation point and turn around and head back out.Set up a base camp in the middle.More bang for the buck.:smokin:
 

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Best way to wheel the Rubi is go Wentworth to Observation point and turn around and head back out.Set up a base camp in the middle.More bang for the buck.:smokin:
What rochead said, except I prefer to go in thru loon.:grinpimp:
 

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I gotta ask, why not just drive the rigs the whole way?
Rigs are street legal not necessarily street comfortable :)

Also backup plan if rigs are broken trailers aren't far.

This. I'd go in Tahoe side and than hit Barrett on way out.

If not maybe hit up the Chevron off Fresh Pond on 50.
I could ask the Chevron. They certainly seem to have plenty of space.

Best way to wheel the Rubi is go Wentworth to Observation point and turn around and head back out.Set up a base camp in the middle.More bang for the buck.:smokin:
I've got a friend going for the first time and he really wants to run the trail all the way through.
 

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