14 miles
Distance
2,193 ft
Climb
-2,196 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Climb Western States to the Tahoe Rim Trail and enjoy River and Lake views from Glass Mountain. Descend technical rocky terrain all the way to Tahoe City. Return to your car via the flat, paved Truckee River Bike Path to cool down for 3 miles back to your car.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Glass Mountain Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,156 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,170 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,167 ft
  • Grade
    -0.004%
  • Grade max
    -36.381%
  • Grade min
    48.168%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,154 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Summer's Not Over
Summer's Not Over
1:31 | 522 | comments: 3 | favs: 3
Nov 1, 2012
Riding the Western States trail in North Lake Tahoe. Shot on the GoPro HD HERO2. music: Apathy - "No Sad Tomorrow (Instrumental)"

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
WST: Three Bridges
Jul 6, 2018 @ 3:23pm
Jul 6, 2018
Very dry.
S.S. Wallternate
Jun 25, 2018 @ 12:33pm
Jun 25, 2018
TRT: Cinder Cone
May 27, 2018 @ 2:13pm
May 27, 2018
Mud is very limited and easily avoided.
TRT: Glass Mountain
Nov 17, 2017 @ 8:09am
Nov 17, 2017
Truckee River Bike Path
Aug 7, 2017 @ 10:31am
Aug 7, 2017
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