Poverty Bar is about two miles downstream from the
Francisco's Ride vet check. Due to it's position in the
canyon, radio reception is poor at best.
Access is gained via gate #123 (Right side) off Foresthill
Road, between Upper Clementine and Drivers Flat Road. Access is permitted
during event weekends only. The road leads south through Butcher Ranch
Property, Continue left at each Y intersection as you head down to the river.
Coordination with the Checkpoint Crew is required due to several gates on this
Poverty Bar requires VHF and UHF mobile capability with a
Good Mobile, Base Station or Yagi Antenna. Must have Battery or Generator power
only. Cell phone access is getting better every year.
Radio coverage is not normally planned
for this location.
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