Plumas County, California

Near outside of Quincy California, but very remote area

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Plumas County California (Class B) BFRO

August 1995

I recently read BFRO report #26850. I felt the need to add my own experience in the same area. I too was a Forest Service employee for the Plumas in the 90' s. I don't know the original author. I hiked to the bottom of the Middle Fork drainage where the Pacific Crest Trail crosses the river from the Quincy side (North side) so I could brush it out and cut some poles and logs laying across the trail. First day I had a couple guys with me, and we knocked out a good portion of it that day. I came back later in the week to finish up the remaining few miles by myself. The tactic is to go down the trail heavy with water and saw gas and work your way back up getting lighter. I worked my way down the trail maybe about 2 and a half hours to the area where we left off. I started cutting my way back up the trail. The logs were spread apart with patches of down logs and then areas of clear trail for several minutes of hiking. In the periods when I shut the saw off, I soon started to rea...

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