16 miles
Distance
3,420 ft
Climb
-3,424 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This out and back includes several of the best trails in the area as well as great views. Park at the Western States Trailhead and return to your car 3 hours later. High quality and popular.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Western States to Lakeview Ridge mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,163 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,171 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,167 ft
  • Grade
    -0.005%
  • Grade max
    -50.394%
  • Grade min
    48.168%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,858 ft
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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
Summer's Not Over
Summer's Not Over
1:31 | 536 | 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)"

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