Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Henness Pass Rd in June ???

  1. #1
    Adventurer joefromsf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Name
    Joe
    Location
    San Francisco
    Bike(s)
    '04 DL650 (VStrom)
    Posts
    178

    Question Mark Henness Pass Rd in June ???

    I was interested in riding up to the VStrom Gathering in Reno via Henness Pass Rd. The gathering is the first weekend in June.

    With all this year's snow, what are the chances that it will be passable by then? Is it plowed or do I have to wait for the thaw.

    Assuming its open, can I do the 70+ dirt miles in a day? Its rated a "2" in the 4wd book I have. Based on my experience on the "2" rating it sounds very doable to me. Seems like there's lots of bail points in case I'm not travelling as fast as I hope and need to boogie to Reno.

    Any other comments or beta on that road would be appreciated.

    I'll be looking for company if anybody wants to join me on Friday, June 2.
    --Joe

    My photo albums: http://joefromsf.smugmug.com/

  2. #2
    Super Member GS-RON's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Name
    Ron
    Location
    Paradise,Ca
    Bike(s)
    '08 ZX-14
    Posts
    1,954

    Re: Henness Pass Rd in June ???

    Every year the CA4WDC has a 4X4 run out of Meadow Lake, which is in the Henness Pass area. They have moved this event recently fron June / July to August /Sept due to snow drifts over the road to the lake. With all the snow we have gotten this spring, chances are the road will still be closed in early June.........RON
    I'm not lost, I'm right there at the cursor on my GPS...Where ever that is

    Do a poppa-wheelie

    I cried because I could not wheelie, till I met a man with no motorcycle..

  3. #3
    Junior Member VF1000R's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Name
    Mark
    Location
    Sparks, NV
    Bike(s)
    78 Suzuki GS1000E, 1985 Honda VF1000R, 2004 Honda XR400R, 2004 Yamaha FZ1, 2007 Kawasaki KLR650
    Posts
    13

    Re: Henness Pass Rd in June ???

    The Nevada Sportbike Club is running a ride over Henness Pass Rd north of Truckee to S309 Pilocene Ridge Rd and beyond to Alleghany Ridge Rd and on S180 to Hwy 49 with a return back to I-80 and Reno. It appears the paved road to Jackson Meadows Reservoir is now paved all the way over. Good for stree bikes, bad for dual sport. I'll check it out. Mark in Sparks, NV wishing I had a DL650 VStrom.

  4. #4
    no role model MyLife on TwoWheels's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Name
    Ray
    Location
    Magalia
    Bike(s)
    DL650, KLR650
    Posts
    1,250

    Re: Henness Pass Rd in June ???

    Quote Originally Posted by VF1000R
    Mark in Sparks, NV wishing I had a DL650 VStrom.
    Motorcycle: 85 Honda VF1000R, Yamaha FZ1, 83 Kawasaki GPZ550H1, 78 Suzuki GS1000E, 84 Honda XL350R, and more
    Where would you put it???

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Sherman Pass, Mt. Whitney, Mammoth Mtn., Tioga Pass Loop
    By 2on2off in forum California - Meetups and ride reports
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-12-2005, 10:48 PM
  2. SouthWest Tour June 18-26
    By gts_rider in forum Other Group Rides & Upcoming Events
    Replies: 85
    Last Post: 06-18-2005, 06:22 AM
  3. Redwood Run june 10-12th
    By ekaphoto in forum General Bike Related Topics
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 06-14-2005, 08:26 PM
  4. June 25 Ride - Downnieville, CA - Hwy 49
    By pashnit in forum Other Group Rides & Upcoming Events
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-04-2005, 06:22 PM
  5. Downieville to Henness Pass Road
    By SouthernOregonBandit in forum General: Adventure, Dual & Dirt
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-31-2005, 11:21 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •