7.4 miles
1,337 ft
-1,333 ft
1 mile
High Point

Loop starting from the Bottom of Lower Angora Ridge trail. The trail connects to Tahoe Mountain via a short road section. Follow map. At top of Valley View Connector look for views of Lake Tahoe. Then descend on Valley View. After that sweet decent you'll climb up to the top of Angora Ridge. Turn left on Angora Ridge Road to the fire lookout for views of Fallen Leaf Lake (optional). Then ride the spine of the ridge on a rocky fun downhill to your parking. More downhill fun than work of going up but enough uphill to give you a good workout. You can design lots of variations of these trails for larger or smaller loops around Angora and Tahoe Mountain.

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Tahoe Mountain / Angora Ridge Loop is a 7 mile popular intermediate route located near South Lake Tahoe California. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 20 trails. This route climbs 1,337 ft with a max elevation of 7,280 ft then descends -1,333 ft.
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Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (www.tamba.org)
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More Stats for Tahoe Mountain / Angora Ridge Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 58 min
  • Altitude change
    4 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,447 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,675 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,680 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,339 ft
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Tahoe Mountain Trail (South Section)
Apr 6, 2024 @ 2:47pm
Apr 6, 2024
3 x trees across trail. Up to 24” dbh reporter
Valley View Trail
Apr 6, 2024 @ 5:07am
Apr 6, 2024
Not ready for biking, although another 2 weeks of 60°F+ should do it. Latches of snow at the start and long the flats to come out of the trees. Then clear where it is sun exposed. Long patches of 1-1.5’ of snow on the last switchbacks at the top. Good for a hike
Mule Deer Connector Trail
Nov 19, 2023 @ 5:22pm
Nov 19, 2023
then persistent snow cover in the morning. seem to be sticking around. normal mountain bike tires but through. still rideable.
Tahoe Mountain Trail (North Section)
Oct 29, 2023 @ 12:34pm
Oct 29, 2023
Hole in trail tread. Watch out as you enter from the top! reporter
Angora Ridge Road
Aug 12, 2023 @ 9:52am
Aug 12, 2023
Clear. Just be ready to deal with a lot of car traffic.
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