Sequoia Tour

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Destination: California,
USA, North America

Tour category: Off-road, Hub, Guided

Duration: 3 days

Total distance: 370 miles

Ride difficulty: difficulty3-5

An adventure through ancient forests!

Imagine immense mountains, deep glacier-torn canyons, and the world's largest trees, all found in the southern Sierra Nevada mountain range. Ride scenic dirt roads, narrow trails with stream crossings, and razor tight switchbacks, from the desolate rugged high desert to the lush Sequoia forest. This tour is a truly awesome off-road motorcycle adventure - and it is only a four-hour drive from Los Angeles or San Francisco.

Great summer riding!

This hub tour starts at Lake Isabella. We will take you to the most southern tip of Sequoia Forest, the Piutes Mountains and the Greenhorn Mountains, where you can find significant evidence of mining history. This is a dirt bikers dream with some trails like you would only expect in Colorado. Truly a highlight of your trip will be the visit to one of the Sequoia groves. Another great sightseeing stop will be an open air museum allowing you to experience the local life style throughout the last century and a half. Trails often have steep inclines and declines with rocks and boulders, ledges and tree roots. We might take you to peaks of almost 10’000 feet elevation with tremendous views of the Great Western Divide, the Sierra Mountains including Mt. Whitney. The area offers great summer dirt bike riding. The skies are typically crystal clear with temperatures around 75 degrees in average elevation.

Technical trails!

This is a fun off-road motorcycle tour for intermediate rider level. The guides have some options to adjust the route to the groups riding level but there are more technical trails than easy routes available. There are sections where we enjoy true single trails, other areas we will zip along curvy back roads. We will spend the nights in a hotel on the shore of Lake Isabella. Each tour is accompanied by lead and sweep rider, equipped with tools, first Aid kit, GPS and satellite phone. Two up riding is not possible.

Under special use permit from Sequoia National Forest. We operate on a non-discriminatory basis.

Highlights:    Alpine landscape, Lake Isabella, Kern River, Sequoia forest, challenging mountain trails, creek crossings, gold rush history, open air museum, fire lookout towers, gorgeous scenery!

Full Tour Details

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Duration: 3 days
Riding days: 3
Total distance: 370 miles
Daily riding hours: 6-7
Ride difficulty: 3-5 (out of 5)
Terrain: 90% off-road on narrow trails and dirt roads through mountains and forest
International Airports: BFL, FAT, ONT, LAX
Group size: 4-10 riders
Group riding: Required
Suitable for passengers: No
Suitable for children: No
Accommodations: Comfortable private owned hotel at the shore of Lake Isabella

Itinerary

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Day 1: Wofford Heights - Greenhorn Mountains – Wofford Heights (100 miles)
Day 2: Wofford Heights - Piute Mountains - Woffort Heights (120 miles)
Day 3: Wofford Heights - Sequoia Forest – Woffort Heights (150 miles)
Note: We reserve the right to change the route based on weather and permit conditions.
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Booking Requirements

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  • All-weather motorcycle experience
  • Rider's age, minimum 18 years
  • Long-distance endurance
  • Dirt riding experience
  • Good health and physical condition
  • Valid motorcycle endorsed driver's license, category A (non-restrictive)
  • Valid ID, or any required document to travel to this country (passport, visa, etc.)
  • Helmets are required

Included Services

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  • Experienced tour guide on motorcycle, with GPS and satellite phone
  • Rental motorcycle
  • Gasoline
  • Technical support
  • General route and area information
  • Daily briefing, with daily route print-out
  • Snacks, water, & refreshments
  • 2x breakfasts
  • 3x lunches
  • 2x dinners
  • 2x accommodations, double occupancy (if share is not available,
    the single supplement will apply)
  • Preparation fee and booking fee
  • Local taxes

Not included

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  • Mandatory motorcycle insurance for street-legal dual sport bikes (see FAQ, "General Questions")
  • All services not specified in the "included services" section, such as airfare.

Payment Requirements

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  • 25% pre-payment required for reservation
  • Balance due 6 weeks prior to tour start
  • With valid credit card
  • Security deposit: US $1000/bike (with CDW: US $500/bike). Cash or valid credit card

Tour Dates

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