Fort Tule

 

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The Trail:

An easy trip to China Dam (a dam built by Chinese immigrants to support a mining operation) and then to Fort Tule (an old miners residence).

Rating:

2.0

Runs:

Date: 01/13/2013

Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, BFG 35x12.50x17

Photos:

A little on the cold side today:

Airing down:

A lot of flat fire road:

Eventually on an easy side road:

Heading into the desert:

A little rocky heading down to the dam:

Coming down:

A more modern dam:

The view fro the top of it:

The older dam ahead:

A better shot of the older dam:

Back on the trail:

Not a lot of water in Humbug Creek:

Some vegetation:

Looking back over the trail:

The only real obstacle:

On the obstacle:

A shot of the mine near the old miners home:

Made it to the old miners home site:

Heading to the house there's the grave for the miners faithful dog:

Coming up to Fort Tule:

Another shot from the outside:

Inside looking at the fireplace... and trash:

You never know who you'll meet inside these old places:

Back outside looking down at the house:

A view of the back yard:

Returning the way we came:

Coming down the obstacle:

Coming down the obstacle:

Heading back:

Coming up a hill:

One last hill to come over:

View from the top of the hill:

The trail ends off into the distance:


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Last modified: March 12, 2013 11:13:35 PM