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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Summer's Not Over
Summer's Not Over
1:31 | 566 | 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

traildateconditiondescription
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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