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Old 03-15-2013, 07:31 PM   #385
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Originally Posted by byways View Post
Bemiiten ... How did you cross CA's central valley? What a let-down that must have been.
According to oldtrucks , I must have picked the right way Mendocino pass was a awesome fast, fun road. Luck persisted and the road road was re-opened after recent fires to the South. On the East side, the lumber company must have watered the road not long before I was their. The conditions on that stretch were perfect. I passed a couple trucks hauling logs and was having so much fun I didn't stop to take any pictures . I made it to our gas/ lunch stop in Wilows by 12:30 and discovered the others opted for Rt20. I ate and was in Oroville right on time to head up to Poker Flat. With a flight out of Reno only 36 hours away, I thought it best to play it safe and headed straight for Henness Pass.
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