Dinkey Creek Trail

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by robbrandt » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:34 pm

Anyway, this thread is getting off track. It's about the trail, not the dog. :D

Any info on Dinkey Creek Trail?








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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by Jimr » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:55 pm

Fixed the youtube vid for you. You need to copy the embed code.
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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by robbrandt » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:02 pm

Jimr wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:55 pm
Fixed the youtube vid for you. You need to copy the embed code.
Ah, the entire embed code withing the bbcode tags. Hadn't thought of that. Thanks.

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by c9h13no3 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:41 pm

robbrandt wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:34 pm
Anyway, this thread is getting off track. It's about the trail, not the dog. :D

Any info on Dinkey Creek Trail?
All threads end up about dogs here :-X Bentley reminds me of my old dog.

And you picked a pretty obscure trail. Low elevation, in the Western foothills, probably not a huge draw. Bill Finch or others might know about it, but that’s an oddball.
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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by robbrandt » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:43 pm

Yeah I know. I'd be open to other low elevation hikes in the Shaver area. Almost everything notable in the area is higher elevation and likely to be covered in snow on Memorial Day.

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by Npike » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:06 pm

I’m fairly familiar with the dinkey creek area (been car camping there with family for 35 years), and I dont recall any trail along dinkey creek. There are trails campers in the dinkey creek campground use to get down to the river, but not a well established trail the whole way along the river. That’s not to say you can’t make your way the whole route, there just isn’t an established trail. No campsites or fire rings either.

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by wildhiker » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:17 pm

Possibly a couple hours drive from Shaver Lake, but have you considered the trail along the South Fork Kings River to Garlic Falls? Fairly low elevation (around 1500 feet), so could be hot.

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by robbrandt » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:27 pm

Interesting, I have never heard of Garlic Falls. Googling it, I see it north of Hume Lake? I don't see a trail and the canyon is steep so I guess access is from downriver at the east end of Pine Flat? It is pretty low elevation. Maybe doable though. Camp sites? It looks like a rafting destination.

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by grampy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:32 pm

searching for Dinkey Creek Trail, THIS pops up:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sierra/ ... ecid=45894
... Sierra National Forest web resources always seem a little spartan, compared to other NFs in CA

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Re: Dinkey Creek Trail

Post by robbrandt » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:34 pm

grampy wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:32 pm
searching for Dinkey Creek Trail, THIS pops up:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sierra/ ... ecid=45894
... Sierra National Forest web resources always seem a little spartan, compared to other NFs in CA
Right, there are equally spartan (and nearly useless) descriptions on other sites. Thus my resorting to seeking eyewitness accounts.

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