3.4 miles
581 ft
-745 ft
Avg time
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Powerline Trail Details

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    AM, XC
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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Smooth rolling single track takes you from town near Heavenly Cal Base up and along the forest above the neighborhoods of South Lake Tahoe. Very suitable for beginners to intermediates — and everyone can use it to connect to other trails, such as Corral, Cedar and Cold Creek. Easily accessible from many points in town. West of High Meadow road this turns into a dirt road that meets Fountain Place and the Corral area.

Access Info

Head to the top of Ski Run Blvd and take a right onto Saddle Road, this dead ends after about a block, there is limited on street parking. Another access area is the High Meadow trail head, turn up High Meadows Road off Pioneer Trail and drive on the dirt road until the gate, you will see a map kiosk here.

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More Stats for Powerline Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -164 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.2 miles
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1.3 miles
  • Distance down
    1.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,632 ft
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Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Squirrel flies again!
0:17 | 206 | Nov 14, 2009 , South Lake Tahoe
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