5 miles
Distance
587 ft
Climb
-575 ft
Descent
00:23:52
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gun Mount Trail

Gun Mount Trail Details

  • Riding area
    South Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

The Gun Mount Trail is mostly flat and traverses behind the North Upper Truckee neighborhood with many connections along the way. It's named after the avalanche control gun tower at the base of Echo Summit near highway 50. After the Angora fire the character oft he trail changed. It's generally an easy trail and family friendly.

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More Stats for Gun Mount Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    12 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,366 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,634 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,416 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,427 ft
  • Grade
    0.048%
  • Grade max
    -20.809%
  • Grade min
    16.889%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,177 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:52
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Gun Mount Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 16, 2018 @ 10:15am
Apr 16, 2018
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes. Sections of this trail are clear and rideable as of 4/14/18 (prior to getting another forecasted foot...
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