25.3 miles
Distance
4,836 ft
Climb
-4,998 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Presented by Divided Sky and the Tahoe Area Biking Association to fund future trail projects. Under Special Use Permit from the U.S.Forest Service.

The Tahoe Mountain Bike Festival’s signature ride starts Saturday with a “Triple Crown Ride” covering 30+ miles with a 5,200 elevation gain. Riders should arrive at Tahoe Paradise Park between 7:00-8:00am to register for the ride. The ride kicks off as soon as you want to roll after registration, no mass start. Pedal through the finish back to Tahoe Paradise Park, where there will be live music, local food and cold brews waiting for you.

Route Supporters
Local Trail Association
Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (www.tamba.org)
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
wildmeff (Sep 18, 2020 at 20:40)
 Climbing Christmas valley, yikes
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  • + 1
zwass (May 27, 2021 at 9:47)
 It's an awesome ride! And yes, starting the day with a climb of Christmas Valley trail is pretty rough Wink
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Tahoe Triple Crown mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,517 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,355 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -76.7%
  • Grade min
    57.3%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Saxon Creek Trail (Mr. Toad's Wild Ride)
Sep 8, 2021 @ 9:06am
Sep 8, 2021
Closed until areas burnt/destroyed by Caldor fire are rebuilt.
TRT/Upper Truckee Parking Connector
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:31am
Aug 23, 2021
USFS lands closed due to fire danger until Sept 7 (Regional Order No. 21-04)
Tahoe Rim Trail (Big Meadow)
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:29am
Aug 23, 2021
USFS lands closed due to fire danger until Sept 7 (Regional Order No. 21-04)
Tahoe Rim Trail (Grass Lake)
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:29am
Aug 23, 2021
USFS lands closed due to fire danger until Sept 7 (Regional Order No. 21-04)
Tahoe Rim Trail (Tucker Flat)
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:29am
Aug 23, 2021
USFS lands closed due to fire danger until Sept 7 (Regional Order No. 21-04)
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