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Brown's Bar

Brown's Bar checkpoint is accessible from the main roadway inside the Auburn Lake Trails gated community. Access road is close to Gate 2, but entry via that gate requires a passcard. Non-residents must enter via Gate 1, close to the town of Cool.

After entering at Gate 1, continue on the main roadway, American River Trail, about 2 miles and turn left where it T's into Sweetwater Trail. Go about 1/2 mile and turn left onto Strap Miner Trail. Follow the roadway straight ahead and down about 1-1/2 miles to a parking area. The checkpoint area is a 3/4 mile walk down from the parking area.

Brown's Bar requires VHF and UHF mobile capability with a Good Mobile, Base Station or Yagi Antenna. Must have Battery or Generator power only.

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