Browns Ravine to Salmon Falls area trails

Map of trails along Folsom Lake near El Dorado Hills

┬áNew online map is published for trails at Folsom Lake. Adjacent to El Dorado Hills community is Folsom Lake State Recreation Area whose eastern shoreline hosts several miles of high quality dirt trails for hikers, runners, equestrians, and mountain bikers. Not all of the trails are open to all of the user types so check … Continue reading

Volunteers Build Trails

Trail work by volunteers on the Deer Creek Hills Preserve near Rancho Murieta.

The vision map calls for 14 miles of new trails added to an existing 18 miles for a total of 32 miles. The existing trails are mostly paved and graveled, were expensive to build, and have a number of issues (see other post). Adding 14 more miles of simple rugged dirt trails, as I first … Continue reading

Instagram for MTB trail photos

Beginning to use Instagram now. It has a nice phone app that is easy to use and it makes great color corrections to photos, which seeem to always need some sort of help. This first photo was taken on the Brown’s Ravine trail heading towards the wing dam called “dike 8”. This trail is heavily … Continue reading