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24 – Succor Creek Mine Shaft

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Coordinates: 43.48360, -117.12823
Elevation: 2700 ft
Difficulty: 2
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JRATZ

Didn’t go in too far will bring a flash light next time

What bike did you take?
KTM 500
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Trent01

Memorial Day ride

What bike did you take?
GSA 1200
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Nerdy Biker

Beautiful ride in. Everything is still green.

What bike did you take?
Africa Twin
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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englund

Nice ride through Succor Creek area

What bike did you take?
DR650
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Idabiker

We went a little way into the mine, I never knew this was here!

What bike did you take?
KLR 650 2008
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
1
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chatty

Cool place to visit, not sure I’d want to go too far down the mine.

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Norden
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Caleb Forrey

Another good spot I need to spend more time at.

What bike did you take?
V-Strom 650
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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NormOps

First time going to Succor Creek mine shaft. Went inside to the end, not nearly as deep as I was expecting.

What bike did you take?
Tiger 800
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Justin Wilke

I stopped here once before years back with my family exploring the area in my FJ Cruiser. This time, a little girl camping nearby came over to warn us about all the bats in the mine shaft. We didn’t see any bats, just some muffins someone left behind.

What bike did you take?
DR650
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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NjD

Wonderful ride in the canyon on smooth gravel. Smooth sailing! Lots of wind, but the canyon offered a bit of protection. The creek is running high. Nice campground for future reference. Terrific scenery!

What bike did you take?
KTM 890R
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Jeff Dyer

We got a little wet with a few rain showers not to bad, watch out for road graders.

What bike did you take?
Yamaha tenere 700
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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BB445

Small reprieve from the wind down in the Succor Cr canyon. Fun visiting the campground and the mine. Adit is very short; you can see light from the back of the shaft. Cellphone light is sufficient to keep from hitting your head. Creek is running high and the grass is still green.

What bike did you take?
890R
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Boltupright

Great spring, canyon, gravel ride. looked to be another mineshaft just north of this one. Kinda shocked they aren’t boarded up. The creek had a fair amount of water in it. Will have to do this one again.

What bike did you take?
BMW 1250ADV
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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hafen8er

Great ride on dirt road. Was freshly graded so road has large amount of loose gravel. Watch for traffic. Busy place.

What bike did you take?
Ktm 890R
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Mteichert32

Windy day

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Honda africa twin
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Lucas Stern

Nice gravel road. A few blind corners, watch out for “traffic” headed to the few campgrounds along the way.

What bike did you take?
Yamaha Tenere 700
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
jsk83687

First stop on Dan’s ride, with Alex, Ed, Jeff, Lucas. Pretty easy ride in with the fresh graded road. Some puddle crossings in the low spots but nothing difficult.

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Dan Huff

The mine shaft goes back a ways so if you are into that kind of thing, bring a flashlight. A pair of road graders were working the road as we came in, so we rode in some fresh-spread gravel that was a bit “skiddery”. This is an easy ride if you are used to riding gravel.

What bike did you take?
KTM 890 R
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Alex Crane

Dan Huff organized this ride, and it was a blast. We started in Homedale and came down Succor Creek Road. It was freshly graded and a little loose, so use caution. I would would rate it a 2.4. The view coming down that road is amazing, I can’t believe I’ve never been down this one before. Take your time and enjoy the scenery!

What bike did you take?
R1200GS
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Ed Torrey

I finally got out to do some sites today. great ride with come great guys. It was a little busy for a Wednesday.

What bike did you take?
KTM890
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Jason

What a cool place. I had never been here before and will come back with fishing gear. The creak was super high. Also wish I would have had some flashlights to go into the cave further.

What bike did you take?
KTM 790 ADV
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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Dusty1

Definitely had to pay close attention to the gps to stop at the right time due to the excitement of starting our adventure. Awesome place in every way, though we had a lot of miles to cover that day so we didnt hang around much. Will come back to explore in depth. Road in is easy, but first mile or so had a lot of golfball sized gravel that was loose. Cleared up after that though.

What bike did you take?
CRF450L
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
1
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Tumbleweed208

Cool little spot that you could miss if you weren’t paying attention. This was the first site we hit on a two day adventure to get to as many as possible so we didn’t spend too much time here. Mellow ride on dirt/gravel roads.

What bike did you take?
KTM 500 EXCF
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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FW190Pilot

This was an interesting ride. Succor Creek Rd was a new one to me. Tons of people out there on this beautiful Saturday…lots of side-by-sides. The first mine shaft I saw was way up there on the cliffside but didn’t match the GPS pin, so I continued on and found the pinned one, which was much more accessible from the road. I did not go in too far, only to the first bend in the tunnel. I want to go back there with more time and explore both tunnels. Pretty neat place. If 2 is an easy dry dirt/gravel road then this is a 2.

What bike did you take?
BMW R1250GSA
Ride Difficulty (1 to 5)
2
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