Cycling Event Set for Fathers Day Weekend in Northern Sierra at Lake Almanor
Lake Almanor CA – The Mile High 100 Bike Ride takes place in the Lake Almanor Area, a summer recreation mecca, every Father’s Day weekend for the past 34 years.
The Mile High 100 offers three rides to accommodate cyclists of all abilities; a century ride, metric century ride, and half-metric century ride – all of which include lakeside views of Lake Almanor.
This ride offers 4 rest stops with lots of delicious food, SAG service, unique and breathtaking views of Lake Almanor, Mount Lassen and Indian Valley, and of course fresh mountain air.
CENTURY RIDE (108 MILES) – This is ride takes you up towards Drakesbad, around Lake Almanor and through Indian Valley. Approximately 3,200′ total elevation climb. Click here for route map
METRIC CENTURY (56 MILES) – This ride encompasses the entire Almanor Basin. It is recommended for the cyclist who desire a challenging loop without the distance and the bigger climbs found in the full century ride. Approximately 1,500′ total elevation climb. Click here for route map
HALF METRIC CENTURY (33 MILES) – This ride is recommended for those wanting a nice leisurely ride lakeside around Lake Almanor. Approximately 600′ total elevation climb. Click here for route map
If you are considering a trip to the Northern Sierra to watch or participate in this event. Her is a list of other activities and opportunities for REC in the Lake Almanor Region, provided by the Mile High 100 Group:
Distance 12 – 14 miles
Average Ride Time: 1.5 hours
Lake Almanor Recreation Trail
Distance: 15 miles
Average Ride Time: 1.5 hours (one-way)
*Stop by Carols Camp Prattville on your way for a delicious slice of pie or lunch!
The Bizz Johnson Trail
Distance: 25 miles
Lake Almanor West Golf Course
Lake Almanor Country Club
Mt. Huff Golf Course
Lake Almanor Recreation Trail
Hike Time: About 3 hours one-way
Humbug Summit to Humboldt Peak
Length: 6 Miles
Hike Time: About 2 hours one way
Juniper Lake/Mt. Harkness Trail
Hike Time:3.5 hours round trip
Domingo Springs Trail
Hike Time:Over 2 hours one way
Devils Kitchen (Hydro thermal site)
Length: 1.7 miles
Hike Time: 45 minutes one way.
Boiling Spring Lake (Largest Boiling acid lake in the USA)
Length: 1.0 mile
Hike Time: 25 minutes one way
King Creek Cascades and Fall
Length: 2.25 miles,
Hike Time: 1.45 hours
Pacific Crest Trail
For more information about the trail visit the Pacific Crest Trail website
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