|Red Lake from the Vista Point - we will be at the other end where the aspen trees are|
Date: October 6, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 9:30 am
Meeting at: Restroom parking lot at Pickett Junction (88/89 in Hope Valley)
Driving to: 4 miles further on 88 to lower end of Red Lake - access on the left
Or: Just meet there at Red Lake
Amenities: None - except for the restrooms at Pickett Junction or Sorensen's Resort 1 mile back towards Woodfords.
What to bring:
- painting gear
- cell phone (however it doesn't work here)
- food and drink
- artist umbrella, hat, sunglasses
- layers of clothing for cooler temps - we will be at about 8,000 feet - if it is 82 in Reno, it might reach 70 there later in the day
Directions: From Reno (the intersection of 80 and 395/580): Allow 1 hour 15 min.
Take 580/395 south to Carson City, Right on Fairview, Left on N. Carson Street/395
Continue on 395 south to Minden
Right on Highway 88 to Woodfords
Pass Woodfords and continue up the hill
Pass Sorensens and continue about one more mile to Pickett Junction (88/89)
Stay straight about 100 yrds on 88 and pull into restroom parking lot to meet if you need a pit stop and want to follow others to Red Lake
From there we will continue about 4 miles up 88 and turn Left into the lower end of Red Lake parking area for fishermen. There are Aspen trees and views of the lake.
|area at Red Lake has Aspens|