Originally Posted by nuclearlemon
since i absolutely abhor floyd hill and hate the idea of pushing our little f135 up and over it, we'll probably hook up with you guys closer to empire. i'm assuming you're getting off at the downieville exit, so maybe pighead will want to get his 10 cent coffee at the gas station or we'll pull off by the red elephant trail head or something.
No, not Downieville. To get to the Bill Moore Lake Trail trailhead we will exit I-70 on US-40 and turn right in the middle of Empire to go up to the start of the trail.
If you don't like doing Floyd Hill on I-70, US-40 is always a mellower route parallel to I-70.