34 miles
Distance
5,143 ft
Climb
-5,745 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Big ride from the top of Clear Creek Down to Star Lake and finishing in South Lake Tahoe. Lots of Miles, lots of climbing, big day on the bike

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Spooner to Star Lake and Cold Creek ???????? mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -602 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,554 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,156 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,555 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -53.2%
  • Grade min
    50.2%
  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
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  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
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  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Upper Cold Creek Trail (18E06)
      Nov 9, 2019 @ 11:03am
      3 days
      High Meadows Road
      Nov 9, 2019 @ 11:03am
      3 days
      Star Lake Trail
      Oct 31, 2019 @ 8:21am
      Oct 31, 2019
      Trail is flowing great. Spotted a cat most likely named bob around 4pm. Only 1 other rider was bombing down from star lake. I was playing music so bob spotted me spotting him and creepily moved across trail down a ravine.
      Tahoe Rim Trail (High Meadows)
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 8:00am
      Oct 26, 2019
      reporter
      TRT: Heavenly
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:29pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      Recent rains have made this much more rideable
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