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
  • 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 Style
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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
Powerline Trail
Oct 12, 2018 @ 10:44am
Oct 12, 2018
Finally running nice after recent rain.
TRT: Kingsbury Grade to the Buchanan Road Access Trai
Sep 4, 2018 @ 9:49am
Sep 4, 2018
Sandy/Dusty. Very isolated. Didn't encounter any other riders or hikers.
Star Lake Connector Trail
Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:49pm
Aug 22, 2018
Fun ride. Beautiful.
Star Lake Road
Jul 17, 2018 @ 7:24am
Jul 17, 2018
A little loose in in the expected sandy spot
Powerline/Cold Creek Connector
Jul 9, 2018 @ 4:09pm
Jul 9, 2018
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