19.8 miles
Distance
3,355 ft
Climb
-3,361 ft
Descent
2 miles
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Armstrong Pass Loop is a 20 mile popular expert route located near South Lake Tahoe California. This hike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 3,355 ft with a max elevation of 9,453 ft then descends -3,361 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Armstrong Pass Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    6 hr 11 min
  • Altitude min
    6,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,355 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,348 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -76.7%
  • Grade min
    36.6%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk north on Saxon Tie Road.
  2. Continue for 800 meters.
  3. Bear right onto Powerline Road.
  4. Continue for 500 meters.
  5. Turn right onto Corral Trail (Lower).
  6. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  7. Bear right onto Corral Trail (Upper).
  8. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  9. Turn left onto Fountain Place Road.
  10. Continue for 20 meters.
  11. Bear left onto Armstrong Connector Trail.
  12. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  13. Bear left onto Fountain Place Road.
  14. Continue for 30 meters.
  15. Turn right onto Armstrong Pass Trail.
  16. Continue for 6 kilometers.
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Corral Trail (Upper)
Nov 19, 2023 @ 5:20pm
Nov 19, 2023
small icy patches throughout. rideable.
Corral Trail (Lower)
Nov 19, 2023 @ 5:19pm
Nov 19, 2023
small icy patches throughout. rideable.
Armstrong Connector Trail
Nov 19, 2023 @ 5:18pm
Nov 19, 2023
light snow cover and icy spots throughout. still rideable.
Corral Trailhead
Oct 21, 2023 @ 4:17am
Oct 21, 2023
Kitty litter has built up over the season. Needs some rain.
Armstrong Pass Trail
Oct 19, 2023 @ 3:37pm
Oct 19, 2023
Snow packs and downed tree.
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