Dennis Clark

Mapping Crew - California and Idaho
Trail Reviews: 12400 points
Questions Answered: 2200 points
Off-Road Experience:
4-5 years
Off-Road Style:
Dirt Roads/Backroads
My Garage:
  • (2.5" lift, 35" tires)
Dennis Clark was born in Los Angeles in 1942 and after 76 years of living in So Cal he moved to Emmett, Idaho with his wife Patricia, has four adult children with many grand and great grandchildren. He has loved the outdoors since his Cub Scout and Boy Scout days while camping with the family. He's an archer, hunter and fisherman but no longer wishes to harm animals. He has been involved with photography since the 1960's. He became more of a serious hiker in 2010 when he started Geocaching and has hiked the three tallest peaks in So Cal, Mt San Jacinto, Mt San Gorgonio and Mt Baldy, along with most of the lesser peaks in search of caches. Geocaching started his love for the USFS Trail system as he used the trails frequently to get to certain trailheads. He had a 2002 Ford Ranger 2wd and its amazing where that little pickup took him. In 5 years of weekly geocaching he was only stuck once in some Palm Springs sand. His 2016 Wrangler Sport Unlimited was purchased in 2015. He has become quite lazy in the hiking department as he can now drive to most locations. He's looking forward to posting some trails and don't hesitate to ask him for any help you might need.

My Garage (1)

Lift Size: 2.5"
Tire Size: 35"
2016 Wrangler Sport Unlimited color is military green or "Tank" with flat black hood wrap. 17" American Outlaw wheels with 35" BFG KO2's and 4.10 gearing. Dynatrax front Locker. 2.5" Rubicon lift. Barricade front bumper with 9600lb Barricade winch, two 5,000 lumen Quadratec floods on nose. Body Armor rear bumper and tire swing arm. Smittybilt rails with side body armor.

My Trail Reviews (14)

(within last 6 months)
Pine Creek Meadow Spur (10/26/2020)
My wife Patricia and I noticed this trail a while back when running Pine Creek Meadow. Today, when we saw it again while on West Mountain Trail we decided to investigate. That was a good choice because even though it's short, it has beautiful views to the north, while hints of the Pine Creek meadow peek through the pines to the south. Add that to the nice large campsite mid-way and you have a trail that was worthy of our time.
West Mountain Trail (10/25/2020)
Patricia and I had a great day running this trail in 28-degree weather, brrr. The logging activities in this area are about done, they just need to do some clean-up. The trail is in great condition. We saw a couple of hunters so stay alert. Snow will be here soon and we'll be back in the Spring
Sagehen Spur 626BA (10/24/2020)
Patricia and I had a great time today checking some of these shorter spur trails, the high for the day was 28 degrees, getting a bit too cold for camping but it was beautiful while driving. This trail appears to be about the same as our last visit.
Sagehen Spur 626AA (10/24/2020)
Patricia and I had a great time today checking some of these shorter spur trails, the high for the day was 28 degrees, getting a bit too cold for camping but it was beautiful while driving. This trail appears to be about the same as our last visit.
Sagehen Spur 626CA (10/24/2020)
Patricia and I had a great time today checking some of these shorter spur trails, the high for the day was 28 degrees, getting a bit too cold for camping but it was beautiful while driving. This trail appears to be about the same as our last visit. I noticed in the last photo that the trail is marked wrong. This is definitely Spur 626AC
Cabarton Road (10/24/2020)
Patricia and I had a great time today checking some of these shorter spur trails, the high for the day was 28 degrees, getting a bit too cold for camping but it was beautiful while driving. This trail appears to be about the same as our last visit.
Pine Creek Meadow (10/19/2020)
My wife and I left the fur babies at home for this run and with our new doggie door, we didn't have to rush to get home. This trail has become our favorite! It has a decent length of 10 miles and with an elevation change of over 2,000 feet, there is quite a variety of terrain and plant life to enjoy. The crowning jewel of this trail is at the halfway point where we enjoyed the meadow and the campsite right on the edge of the lake. We need to come back and camp so we can watch all of the animals that must depend on this resource. The trail had a few puddles from recent rain but we barely got the jeep dirty.
Timber Flat 666A1/A2 (10/01/2020)
I'm sorry to report that the seasonal closure of this trail starts today and remains in effect until 7/1, it is to reduce wildlife vulnerability during hunting season and to protect water resources. We were actually on the trail a few days ago and had it all to ourself. We saw a beautiful bull elk just before the trailhead and we hope he is one of the ones who benifits from the closure!
New Pine Creek (09/26/2020)
Every new trail leaves me with, how can they get any better? Idaho is such a beautiful state to wheel in. From the main road which is designated for automobiles, you wouldn't have any difficulty putting a small trailer or RV on the campsite at Waypoint 2. Patricia loved driving our jeep on this trail and our dogs had a good time as well.
Timber Flat 666A (09/21/2020)
This is a summer-only trail from 7/1 to 9/30 so we came to enjoy it while we could. It is an absolute camping dream, with spots at both ends and several throughout the trail. My wife Patricia loves to drive this type of trail and its easy on the fur babies.
Timber Flat 666C (09/18/2020)
Patricia and I love coming to the Sagehen area to enjoy the wildlife, views, and of course the trails. This short spur off Timber Flat is a great spot to get away for a picnic or camping
Pinkham Canyon (09/15/2020)
My friend Robert was my trail backup when I lived in California. I’m now mapping trails in Idaho. Robert is doing an excellent job of running the trails and providing much-needed Trail Reviews, check out his review from 9/14/2020
Timber Flat (09/14/2020)
My wife and our fur babies really enjoyed running this trail today, a little smokey from all the fires but still beautiful. Nearby Sagehen Reservoir is still closed due to logging activities, but should open just in time for snow!
2N93 Wildhorse Meadow (09/02/2020)
My friend Robert was my trail backup when I lived in California. He is doing an excellent job of running the trails and providing much-needed Trail Reviews, check out these from 9/1/20 and 8/3/20

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