20 miles
Distance
4,355 ft
Climb
-5,106 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Start your ride at the Tahoe Rim Trail trailhead at Spooner Summit. Shuttles are available from several companies in South Lake Tahoe. Bathrooms at the trailhead.

Continue south on the Tahoe Rim Trail until you hit Van Sickle, then descend Van Sickle.

There are a couple creek crossings along the trail where you can filter water and refill, but that water always depends on seasonal snowfall, so use caution.

Local Trail Association
Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (www.tamba.org)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for Spooner to Stateline mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -751 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,400 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,152 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,400 ft
  • Grade
    -0.707%
  • Grade max
    -39.302%
  • Grade min
    37.631%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Van Sickle Trail
Aug 10, 2018 @ 8:35pm
Aug 10, 2018
Like riding on a beach. Only worth riding downhill
TRT: Kingsbury to Spooner
Jun 20, 2018 @ 9:01am
Jun 20, 2018
Only 1 or 2 small patches of snow North of The Bench, but very easy to ride over. Other than that, from Spooner to Kingsbury Stinger, pretty dry, good riding.
TRT: Kingsbury Grade to the Buchanan Road Access Trai
Jun 10, 2018 @ 1:12pm
Jun 10, 2018
Pretty great right now
Buchanan Road Access Trail
May 15, 2018 @ 9:57pm
May 15, 2018
Clear
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