24 miles
Distance
4,429 ft
Climb
-5,617 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Ride the Tahoe Rim Trail from the Stagecoach base area to Star Lake. From Star Lake we will ride descend the Star Lake Connector trail to Upper Cold Creek. From Upper Cold Creek, we will descend to Lower Cold Creek to the Cold Creek/Powerline connector. From Powerline Connector, we will ride Powerline to the California base area of Heavenly Ski Resort.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Stagecoach to Star Lake to Heavenly CA base mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,188 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,431 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,243 ft
  • Grade
    -0.942%
  • Grade max
    -45.789%
  • Grade min
    60.589%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Dry
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  • 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
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  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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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
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Powerline Trail
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 5:25pm
      Sep 16, 2019
      Nice and tacky
      TRT: Kingsbury Grade to the Buchanan Road Access Trai
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:48am
      Sep 13, 2019
      Powerline/Cold Creek Connector
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Sep 12, 2019
      High Meadows Road
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 1:21pm
      Sep 6, 2019
      Star Lake Trail
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 9:22pm
      Aug 4, 2019
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