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BONDSY
06-10-2012, 02:41 AM
It is my pleasure to announce the following trails have been opened to the public by the USFS as of 6-9-12
If your in the Central California Area (Fresno) or you have plans to travel this way, please check out these trails, and let me know. I may join you.:thumb:

Coyote Lake Trail (open)
Red Lake Trail (open
Strawberry Lake Trail (open)
West Lake Trail (open)
Brewer Lake Trail (open)
Spanish Route (open)
Mirror Lake (open)
Swamp Lake Trail (open)

A big thank-you goes out to the 4-Wheel Drive Club of Fresno for maintaining these trails and prepping them for public use.
I will update this thread when more of our local trails open up for the summer.

Here are some more local trails in the area, including the ones listed above.
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sierra/home/?cid=stelprdb5315989

wayoflife
06-10-2012, 02:02 PM
That's awesome!! Don't know if we'll have any time to head up before August but I sure would love to go this year.

RanchoRubi
06-10-2012, 02:59 PM
Haven't run trails in that part of Cal yet, but want to this summer. Thanks for posting up:yup:

JKRay
06-10-2012, 03:07 PM
Glad to hear Iv been wanting to run the coyote lake trail but probably not this year since my jeeps not ready... :grayno:

bdmckenna
06-10-2012, 04:47 PM
We've got to get down to that area and check them out. T0 many trails and not enough time ;-)

ProfessionalDriver
06-11-2012, 03:27 AM
Glad to hear these are open! Thanks for the info BONDSY!

BONDSY
06-11-2012, 04:05 AM
Glad to hear these are open! Thanks for the info BONDSY!

You got it, more trail openings to follow, prolly in a couple weeks. :clap2:

BONDSY
06-11-2012, 11:23 PM
Just got word Brewer Lake Trail is now open to the public.:clap2:

BONDSY
06-11-2012, 11:25 PM
That's awesome!! Don't know if we'll have any time to head up before August but I sure would love to go this year.

Love for you to come up and run Swamp.:yup:

BONDSY
06-26-2012, 04:25 AM
Just got word that Spanish Route is now open for public use.
Also a crew will be going in soon to clear Swamp of 9 fallen trees, and minor things to repair.
Scheduled open day For Swamp is Sunday July 1st.

wayoflife
06-30-2012, 01:50 PM
Just got word that Spanish Route is now open for public use.
Also a crew will be going in soon to clear Swamp of 9 fallen trees, and minor things to repair.
Scheduled open day For Swamp is Sunday July 1st.

that's very cool. thanks for the heads up :thumb:

BONDSY
07-01-2012, 11:24 PM
I'm glad to announce Swamp Lake Trail is now OPEN for public use.:clap2::clap2::clap2::clap2:

Serg5000
07-02-2012, 12:35 PM
Good to see trail open rather than closing here in California.

BONDSY
07-05-2012, 03:39 AM
I was able to run Swamp today, here are a few pics poser pics of our run.

http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/dc510e39.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/fcb938fc.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/fb285726.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/3a5a3b85.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/ed664448.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/cdb1019e.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/8d3b0d4e.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/c8e0c49a.jpg

JKRay
07-05-2012, 03:53 AM
Awesome Swamp lake looks like a pretty challenging and nice trail! :thumb:

Serg5000
07-05-2012, 04:04 AM
That's awesome. Thanks for sharing

MTG
07-05-2012, 07:49 AM
Awesome pics Bondsy! I'd like to run this trail with you someday.

wayoflife
07-05-2012, 02:31 PM
way cool!! looks like you had a great time. i hope to head up that way in august and give it a spin :cool:

BONDSY
07-09-2012, 01:49 AM
Had an opportunity to run Swamp Lake again today. Here are some scenic pics of Grouse Lake & Swamp Meadow:

http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/9cb35bc7.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/63413422.jpg

Swamp Meadow:

http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/3ce91fb3.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/d0a36e89.jpg
http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af176/bondsy/Summer%20Runs%202012/746fd2dd.jpg

BONDSY
07-19-2012, 12:11 AM
The Famous Dusy/Ershim Trail is now OPEN !!!!!

JandSJK
07-19-2012, 02:00 AM
So many trails. So little time. Thanks for posting all of this info up. Looks like a great time/trail.

BONDSY
07-19-2012, 04:33 AM
Here is the video for this trail.




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqkxVi2D9Ng&feature=player_embedded

MTG
07-19-2012, 04:48 AM
^^sweet!

No mobile. :(