1.3 miles
Distance
1,118 ft
Climb
-11 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Cathedral Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Horse
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Fallen Leaf
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Ref Number
    #17E05
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #7326 in Hiking [+]
    • #40245 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Hiking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner
    USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

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Cathedral is a 1 mile blue singletrack trail located near South Lake Tahoe California. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cathedral hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,107 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,398 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,406 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,513 ft
  • Grade
    16.3%
  • Grade max
    -7.2%
  • Grade min
    75.3%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    322 ft
  • Distance flat
    427 ft
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      Cathedral Trail Reports

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      Sep 16, 2023 @ 11:29am
      Sep 16, 2023
      This is not a publicly accessible trailhead. You have to park a ways away on the road and walk through private property (owned by a camp) to...
      Jul 7, 2023 @ 1:24am
      Jul 7, 2023
      Starting to become brushy and overgrown until the junction at Cathedral Lake.
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      • 27 rides
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      Fallen Leaf - Lake Aloha - Mt. Tallac Loop16 miles

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