46 miles
Distance
7,348 ft
Climb
-7,240 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This is the route taken on the first annual Dirty South Ride

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Details

  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Ski run to Star Lake to Connector to Tahoe Mountain to D Sky mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    108 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,235 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,235 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,344 ft
  • Grade
    0.045%
  • Grade max
    -44.825%
  • Grade min
    34.456%
  • Distance climb
    22 miles
  • Distance down
    21 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Armstrong Connector
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 12:38pm
      Sep 30, 2019
      A few icy spots in the trees at the very top, but excellent dirt below that. reporter
      Tahoe Mountain Trail (North Section)
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 8:10pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      Both trees have been removed. Thank you for learing the trail and making it so bomber!
      Powerline/Cold Creek Connector
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Sep 12, 2019
      Tahoe Rim Trail (Freel Peak)
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 5:15am
      Sep 2, 2019
      reporter
      Lower Angora Ridge Trail
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 3:33pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Trail in good condition
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