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Stagecoach/Mossy Rock Trail

said on November 2nd, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Fun Things to Do Outdoors, Running and Hiking trails

Stagecoach may be the oldest trail in the Auburn, California area—and the most accessible. 

Trail Head

You find the Stagecoach trail head on Russell Road, just off Lincoln Way, inside the Auburn city Limits.  From this trail you can connect to the Pioneer Express trail and scamper down hill about 40 miles to Folsom and Sacramento.  Or you can connect up hill to the Clementine and Foresthill Divide trail system and run a sweet little marathon-length loop.  Or you can say “what the hell” and run 100 miles overland to continue reading…

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The Auburn 49er Fire

said on August 16th, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Success Stories

Urban Warfare
August 30, 2009

One year ago this month we were standing on the dock watching firefighting aircraft dip water out of the lake to drop on the fire that would be known as the 49er Fire.

Fighting this fire was urban warfare at its most vicious. The firefighters were clearing the flames, house to house, some continue reading…

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Buy a Lakefront Home You Can be Proud Of

said on August 1st, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Lake of the Pines

Lee lakefront lakeview

Sneak Preview!  This extraordinary lakefront home will be coming on the market in just a few days.  Located in the most perfect position on Lake of the Pines, just outside Auburn, California, this elegant custom home will be shown by appointment only. At almost 4000 square feet it offers high-end finishes and a stunning across-the-lake view.  $1,329,000.  Call Bob or CJ for a private viewing.

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Hidden Falls, Auburn, CA

said on July 13th, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Running and Hiking trails

Hidden Falls Entrance

Hidden Falls, a few miles west of Auburn, is one of my Top Five Favorite Trails.  It’s picturesque, shady, and has lots of water for my faithful running pooch, Dharma.

Lots of folks worked for years to bring this park into being.  Special thanks go to the “horse” set which contributed countless hours or labor (and arm twisting) not to mention . . . money.  So it’s only fair to continue reading…

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Secrets of Auburn, California

said on June 4th, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Localism, Running and Hiking trails

Auburn is the Endurance Capital of the World, home of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run and the 100 Mile Tevis Cup Trail Ride (a high falutin’ label for a really long horse race).  Auburn is also the county seat of Placer County, California.

Auburn, California

Auburn, California

The population is about 13,000, though it seems bigger to me, kind of spread out.   The elevation is about 1200 feet, above the fog and below the snow, as we hillbillies like to say.  If you want to continue reading…

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