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Rubicon Trail

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The Rubicon Trail is a 22-mile-long route, part road and part 4x4 trail, located in the Sierra Nevada of the western United States, due west of Lake Tahoe and about east of Sacramento. [1]

23 relations: California State Route 193, Cant (road/rail), Devils Postpile National Monument, El Dorado County, California, Eldorado National Forest, Erosion, Four-wheel drive, Georgetown, California, Gold Country, Helipad, History (U.S. TV network), Jeep Wrangler, Lake Tahoe, Loon Lake (California), Mammoth Lakes, California, Rubicon Springs, California, Sacramento, California, Sierra Nevada (U.S.), Top Gear (U.S. TV series), Trail, Trailhead, Wentworth Springs, California, Wheelbase.

California State Route 193

State Route 193 (SR 193) is a split-section California State Highway consisting of two sections: an east–west arterial road running from Lincoln to Newcastle, just west of Auburn.

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Cant (road/rail)

The cant of a railway track or camber of a road (also referred to as superelevation, cross slope or cross fall) is the rate of change in elevation (height) between the two rails or edges.

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Devils Postpile National Monument

Devils Postpile National Monument is a National Monument located near Mammoth Mountain in eastern California.

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El Dorado County, California

El Dorado County, officially the County of El Dorado, is a county in the U.S. state of California.

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Eldorado National Forest

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada mountain range, in eastern California.

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In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).

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Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.

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Georgetown, California

Georgetown (formerly, Growlersburg) is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Dorado County, California.

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Gold Country

The Gold Country (also Mother Lode Country) is a historic region in the northern portion of the U.S. State of California, that is primarily on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada.

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A helipad is a landing area or platform for helicopters and powered lift aircraft.

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History (U.S. TV network)

History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.

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Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler is a series of compact and mid-size (Wrangler Unlimited and Wrangler 4-door JL) four-wheel drive off-road vehicle models, manufactured by Jeep since 1986, and currently migrating from its third into its fourth generation.

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe (Washo: dáʔaw) is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

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Loon Lake (California)

Loon Lake Reservoir is a reservoir in the Eldorado National Forest of El Dorado County, California, United States.

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Mammoth Lakes, California

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community.

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Rubicon Springs, California

Rubicon Springs is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California.

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Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.

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Sierra Nevada (U.S.)

The Sierra Nevada (snowy saw range) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.

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Top Gear (U.S. TV series)

Top Gear is an American motoring television series, based on the BBC series of the same name.

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A trail is usually a path, track or unpaved lane or road.

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A trailhead is the point at which a trail begins, where the trail is often intended for hiking, biking, horseback riding, or off-road vehicles.

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Wentworth Springs, California

Wentworth Springs is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California.

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In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubicon_Trail

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