Usal Hopper: Lost Coast Gravel Adventure

Usal Campground
Whitethorn, CA 95589


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Join us for a unique weekend in Mendocino County. Usal Beach and the Lost Coast are in a remote section of Northern California nestled between the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Eel River to the east, 25 miles north of Fort Bragg.  During Saturday's Hopper we'll have a chance to ride the unknow roads of Usal Redwoods and Redwood Forest Foundation Inc. (RFFI) land. There will be three routes to choose from. "Mero-Mero" 60 mi. 8500 k. "El Mediano" 43 mi. 6900 k. "El Chiquito" 32 miles 4100 k. There will be podium for top 3 riders in each category for the Mero-Mero and El Mediano Route. Riders doing El Chiquito will not be timed.  Registration includes camping for Friday and Saturday, dinner Sat. and two redwoods planted in your name in the Usal/RFFI forest. Sunday will be a an opportunity to hike or bike and learn about local efforts to create a model of "working community forests" For details go Grasshopper web page. Registration is limited to 125 riders due to the remote access of the land. 

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