37 miles
6,935 ft
-6,936 ft
2 miles
High Point
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Ride the Carson City Off-Road. Choose from three different distance options of 15, 35 or 50 miles; each consisting of a carefully curated set of spectacular trails.

All participants will climb their way into the Eastern Sierra Nevada, take in huge views of Lake Tahoe, Washoe Valley and the Carson Valley while connecting some of the area’s favorite (and challenging) pieces of singletrack, double track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment.

During your three-day event visit to Carson City enjoy being submerged in the mountain bike industry. Mingle with the most bike-minded people you’ll ever encounter while appreciating the area’s silver mining heritage and feeling welcomed by its modern day appreciation for the outdoor enthusiast.

With an award in the form of an engraved railroad finisher spike, top-notch free live music, a cold beverage from Four Peaks Brewing Co. (gratis) and the comfort of the capitol city’s sprawling shaded lawns waiting at the finish for all Off-Road participants…this is one finish line worth preparing and persevering for.

The Carson City Off-Road has a 98% finish rate. Bring your climbing legs and you’ll do just fine.

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  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Carson City Off-Road - Capitol 35 (2016) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,677 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,680 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,680 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Toads Wild Ride Upper Section
Toads Wild Ride Upper Section
trail: 4 Day
8:22 | 322 | comments: 1 | favs: 2
Nov 19, 2013
Last day of a 4 day boys mt bike trip to Tahoe - What a way to end it.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Sunflower Hill
Oct 23, 2018 @ 4:06pm
Oct 23, 2018
look out for a newish connector trail at the bottom to link you into the red house flume trail. This way avoids the road link and having to cross the sketchy dam at the pump station.
4 Day
Aug 29, 2018 @ 5:48pm
Aug 29, 2018
Aug 29, 2018 @ 5:48pm
Aug 29, 2018
TRT: Tahoe Meadows to Tunnel Creek Rd.
Aug 16, 2018 @ 9:04am
Aug 16, 2018
Good to go! P
TRT: Marlette Peak
Jun 28, 2018 @ 6:31am
Jun 28, 2018
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