Left Hand Res Road

Trail Meter: 
Poor

This road (also known as FS104) can serve as a useful connector to singletrack trails in the Brainard Lake area, so BMA put it into our trails database. It's wide and not exceptionally techincal, but can be steep at times.  Typically, mountain bikers use this road in two contexts:

1) park at Brainard Lake Trailhead and use Left Hand Res Road to climb up to the Little Raven Trail

2) to connect between the Little Raven (East) and Little Raven trail segments.

#2 can be a little tricky ... let's say your on the Sourdough Trail and want to hit Little Raven.  You will first get onto Little Raven (East) which dumps you onto the Left Hand Res Road.  Turn left onto the road and continue climbing for about 1/2 mile, then start looking right for a USFS trail sign directing you back onto the Little Raven.

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T: 5 A: 7 C: 2

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2
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1.7 mi.
520 ft.

Comments

Gregg

Snow

Snow

good to go... snow on ground

Trail condition updated to Poor.

Caught a bit of trail before a big storm moved in, it was moist and very good. After that it was flooded but afterwards looked on its way to good again.

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