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61.7 mi / 99.3 km


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At a Glance
“If it wasna for the weavers, what wod ye do?” goes the old Irish ditty. And love ’em or hate ’em, you’d have to say the same for the dreamweavers down at CalTrans. California’s asphalt artisans have taken time out of their busy schedule of straightening perfectly good motorcycle roads to thread a smooth, wide-shouldered seam of well-engineered tarmac through the glorious tapestry of the Shasta Trinity National Forest. Needling north from Weaverville, perfectly paved S-turns weave up and down past an appliqué of snowy peaks en route to the bright blue shoreline of Trinity Lake. North of the campground-dotted reservoir, it’s more remote but much straighter too, at least until the DH scissors off the trickling Trinity River. Then, the shoulders narrow and the road sews tightly through some blind corners up to the Scott Mtn Summit. The north side of the summit is cut from a different cloth as straights and wide open sweepers shear a path down to the Scott Valley and the tiny outpost of Callahan. Now, if it wasna for the speed tax collectors…
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    'DH18 has some tar snakes that will get your attention mid corner on a hot day. If that doesn't, the large number of logging trucks will! ' --Bill Jones


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