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Camp Sherman Gravel Camp 2023

Riding and camping in Central Oregon

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Camped 3 nights at Camp Sherman and did 3 rides, then went with Nelson to the Painted Hills and did 3 more rides.

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Gravel riding on Green Ridge
Around the fire at Camp Sherman Gravel Camp
Camp Sherman Gravel Camp group shoot
Looking west over Black Butte to the Three Sisters
Riding up Round Lake
More mountain views
Lemonade stand on Metolius River road
Scenic gravel riding
View of Black Butte from a gravel road
View from Green Ridge
Lifting bikes over a fallen tree
Steep rocky climb on Green Ridge
Group shot on Green Ridge
Mountain view
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Route Date Miles Bike Buddies Notes
McKay Road 15 Ravn Nelson

Up and down through Ochoco national forest. 

Around Sutton Mountain 28 Ravn Nelson

Fantastic ride from Mitchell to Priest Hole. The descent through Girds Creek canyon was spectacular. 

Painted Hills 22 Ravn Nelson

Priest Hole to Mitchell   Very nice. 

Round Lake - Metolius Preserve 30 Ravn CSGC 23

I did not make it up to Round Lake. 2/3 up then back down to ride single track in the preserve. 

Green Ridge 20 Ravn CSGC 23

Hard ride. Harder drive. Great views. 

Metolius River 15 Ravn Nelson, Rick, Dan

Out and back to the lemonade stand. Rocky road.