29 miles
Distance
5,688 ft
Climb
-5,696 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

A big back-country style ride with 2 big major climbs and descents. Stop in town to refuel, coffee, and fill up water bottles.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Tahoe City 2Up mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -9 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,074 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,116 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,107 ft
  • Grade
    -0.006%
  • Grade max
    -42.64%
  • Grade min
    50.753%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    13 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
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Trail transparency
      Summer's Not Over
      Summer's Not Over
      1:31 | 577 | comments: 3 | favs: 3
      Nov 1, 2012
      Riding the Western States trail in North Lake Tahoe. Shot on the GoPro HD HERO2. music: Apathy - "No Sad Tomorrow (Instrumental)"

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Truckee River Bike Path
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 4:26pm
      Nov 21, 2018
      Construction is done - snow coming soon, though.
      TRT: Painted Rock
      Nov 12, 2018 @ 11:27am
      Nov 12, 2018
      Over The Bars/Western States-Tahoe Rim Tie (16E08)
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 9:08am
      Nov 8, 2018
      excellent condition!..very dry but someone has very recently cleaned all the loose dirt up and given the trail a general buffing. So good i rode back up it 3 times!
      TRT: Glass Mountain
      Nov 5, 2018 @ 10:17am
      Nov 5, 2018
      There is a tree down going down Glass Mtn into Tahoe City, requires portage of bike.
      Bear Trap Connector (17E14)
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 10:14am
      Sep 5, 2018
      We had a bear cub siting in this section.
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