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Little Beaver Creek


By RonS - Posted on 22 March 2022

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  • Site # 20
  • GPS Coordinates: N43 58.011 W115 36.538
  • Elevation: 5100 feet
  • Benchmark Page: 62
  • Benchmark Coordinates: B4.5
  • Ride Difficulty: 2

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Site 20 - Little Beaver Creek

After leaving Placerville, the plan was to take Grimes Pass Rd to Summit Pass and Black Warrior over to HWY-21. But, It’s still too early in the season and we were thwarted by a fast, cold, stream crossing. Even if we’d braved the crossing (which the Cuprum Hermit did on his mighty 990) we never would have gotten past the snow – measured in feet, on NF-351 between Black Warrior and the highway.

 
So we opted to take the dirt highway from Placerville to Idaho City and slab 20 miles north to Little Beaver Creek Road. Making the right, we rode down to the Forest Service’s rental cabin and got our photos. From there it was all dirt (sort of) to Site 03 - Banner Mine. 
 

Posted by KaptSlow on 2022-04-25 16:48

 Had to bust through a couple of drifts with the help of Kapt Slow but we sacrifice for the photo.


Posted by Cuprum Hermit on 2022-04-25 18:40

Visited June 18, 2022.

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Posted by crimson_mass on 2022-06-18 13:16

 Rode up to Beaver Creek Cabin w/ Cliff Sussey 6/17/2022. I was on my R1200GS. We took 21 all the way up to The 362 Turnoff. Pavement (although rough in spots) all the way, and just gravel for the last 1/2 mile. Easy peasey. I did leave my key on at this checkpoint while getting the picture and ran my battery down. Fortunately a gentleman was willing to help jump start me, so we were soon back it it.


Posted by crane550 on 2022-06-19 18:39

 A couple of years ago myself and two friends ride about 2000 mies of theTAT western loop.  Stopped here to take a quick rest on the way home.  The trusty KLR would not start  Battery had shorted internally   Pushed it to start rode the rest the way home to Garden Valley   This cabin will always be a memory spot


Posted by nohvccbob on 2022-07-08 14:50

7 Sites Tour with Trent H.  Stop #1 - Beaver Creek Cabin.


Posted by gmountai on 2022-08-27 19:50

 Little Beaver Creek Cabin.  Been past this place I don't know how many times and never knew it was there.  I guess that's the point of this Challenge.  


Posted by FW190Pilot on 2022-08-29 03:44

Special Ed @ Little Beaver Creek


Posted by Special Ed on 2022-09-21 17:46

Living up to its name the culvert at the cabin was jammed with willow limbs causing a pond and dam powered waterfall.

 


Posted by oldnut on 2022-09-24 13:58

 Another great ride. 


Posted by Trent on 2023-01-05 08:15