Tag Archives: Western States Trail

ADT: Truckee River to Auburn

Last week I walked the American Discovery Trail from the Truckee River most of the way to Auburn, which is segments 2, 3, and part of 4 of the ADT. My trip started in Reno where I picked up a … Continue reading

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ADT: Foresthill to Folsom, spring 2015

This spring I re-hiked the American Discover Trail section 4, Foresthill to Auburn, and part of section 5, Auburn to Folsom. My purpose was to create a GPS track for ADT-4, which I had already tried twice and failed to do. I … Continue reading

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ADT: 3/4 plus North Fork

Memorial Day weekend I returned to the foothills for backpacking. I walked the American Discovery Trail from Auburn to Foresthill, which is section 4, and then to Michigan Bluff, and down into El Dorado Canyon to the bridge, part of … Continue reading

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closing my gap in the Western States Trail 2013-05

This short overnight backpack trip closed the gap in my hike of the Western States Trail last July. On that trip, I’d come out to Hwy 49 and didn’t know which way to go, so skipped the last section into … Continue reading

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Western States Trail 2012-07

This last week I walked from Squaw Valley to Auburn on the Western States Trail (WST) and American Discovery Trail (ADT). The two trails overlap to a large degree, but not entirely. The Western States Trail, also called, in some places, … Continue reading

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