Near La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Alturas Snowshoe Club
“Dope is King”
—La Porte, Plumas County, California —
The Alturas Snowshoe Club is hereby commemorated and dedicated by Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978, E Clampus Vitus, June 29, 1991.
Erected 1991 by E Clampus Vitus, Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 39° 39.696′ N, 121° 0.418′ W. Marker was near La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker was on Lexington Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Lexington Ski Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Benjamin W. Barnes (approx. 1.8 miles away); “Quick Silver Charley” (approx. 1.8 miles away); Emigrant Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); La Porte (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lotta Crabtree (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Union Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rabbit Creek House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
More about this marker. This marker is missing and has been for awhile.The monument (base) is on Lexington Hill Road approximately 0.1 miles north of the intersection with the La Porte - Quincy Road.
Also see . . .
1. Longboard Sking has a Long History... - High Sierra Topix. Local mining towns with colorful names like Poker Flat, Whiskey Diggings and La Porte all sponsored longboard ski teams that would compete with each other for cash prizes that could reach $1,000. The sport became organized when Creed Raymond founded the Alturas Snowshoe Club at La Porte in 1867. (Submitted on June 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. "Dope is King" "Long Live Longboards" - Plumas Ski Club (Submitted on June 14, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Sports •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.