21.5 miles
Distance
2,619 ft
Climb
-2,216 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point
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Great Trail Race Elite Course:

Run or Bike
The Elite course starts in Truckee and finishes at the Highlands Community Center (also known as Tahoe Cross Country) 925 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145.

It features technical segments on the Tahoe Rim Trail, Tevis Trail and Sawtooth Trail. The distance is approximately 21.55 miles or 34.7 kilometers and has approximately 3000′ of ascent.

Detailed Description
2021 Great Trail Race Elite Course is a 21 mile intermediate race route located near Truckee California. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 2,619 ft with a max elevation of 7,508 ft then descends -2,216 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday October 2, 2021 at 08:00am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for 2021 Great Trail Race Elite Course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 53 min
  • Altitude change
    403 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,176 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,176 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,578 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -32.7%
  • Grade min
    47.3%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sawtooth Trail (Upper Ridgeline)
Dec 26, 2023 @ 3:35am
Dec 26, 2023
Partial snow and dirt with a little mud. Very rideable.
Meadow Loop Trail (East)
Sep 8, 2023 @ 9:58pm
Sep 8, 2023
Tahoe Rim Trail (Cinder Cone)
Aug 31, 2023 @ 3:25pm
Aug 31, 2023
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Powerline
Aug 22, 2023 @ 6:42pm
Aug 22, 2023
So nice! Rained yesterday
Woop-dee-doo
Jul 27, 2023 @ 11:15am
Jul 27, 2023
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