Events

Sierra Buttes Tour & Poker Run

July 26, 2014
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During our drive we make approx 5 beautiful scenic stops for photos and to draw cards for our Poker Run. The last card drawn ends our drive at lunch where we meet for a leisurely and very enjoyable lunch and the winner of the poker run will be given a prize.
Approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Reno, the majestic Sierra Buttes located in Northern California on the spine of the sierras are sure to to amaze you! The drive takes you through beautiful valleys and through craggy peaks of the Buttes. During our drive we make approx., 5 beautiful scenic stops for photos and to draw cards for our Poker Run. The last card drawn ends our drive at Longboards Bar & Grill located on the beautiful Plumas PInes Golf Course where we meet for a leisurably and very enjoyable lunch and the winner of the poker run will be given a prize (to be determined). Days Events: 9:00am ? Starbucks/Raleys Parking Lot, 1st poker card draw (A) Head-up Mt Rose Hwy (NV-431) over the summit, right on NV/CA-28 (B) past Kings Beach . Turn right on CA-267 (N Shore Road) (C) towards Truckee, CA for approx 10.3 miles. Turn Left on Brockway Road through roundabouts for approx. 1.0 mile to Truckee River Regional Park (D) for potty break and 2nd poker card draw. 10:00am - Leave TRR Park turning right on Brockway road, turns to Bridge St. Right on Donner Pass Road until roundabout on CA-89. Travel approx. 23 miles to Sierraville (E) and then left on CA-49, stop at highway turnout immediately after Sierraville (F) for pictures and 3rd poker card. Continue 4.7 miles past Sattley (G). Continue, this is the fun part! ? 12.6 miles of dangerous curves, to Bassets (gas station/small store and highway maintenance station). Will draw the 4th poker card at Bassets parking lot (H). 11:00am ? Leave Bassets turning onto Gold Lake Hwy (CR-S620), travel approx. 7.6 miles to Gold Lake (I) for pictures then continue for 15.4 miles to CA-89, entering Graeagle (J). Turn left on CA-89 for approx. 1.7 miles to Graeagle-Johnsville Road. Travel approx. 1.6 miles to Poplar Valley Road, turn right and travel straight to Plumas Pines Golf Course/ Longboards Bar and Grill (K) for lunch! ?and final poker card draw and prize award!). Lunch will be at The Bluff lunch on the deck overlooking golf course. 1:30pm - Leave Longboards and return back to CA-89 heading north through Graeagle for approx. 1 mile to CA-70. Head east on CA-70 towards Portola, CA (L), approx. 9 miles. Leave Portola heading east on CA--70 towards Portola, CA (L), approx. 9 miles. Leave Portola heading east on CA-70 towards US-395, South on US-395 to Reno, 49 miles (M). Estimated arrival time in Reno 2:30pm http://goo.gl/maps/PO3lQ

Location

Contact: 
Sharon
Cost: 
lunch varies
402 Poplar Valley Road
CA, Graeagle 96103