8 miles
Distance
1,115 ft
Climb
-1,014 ft
Descent
01:02:09
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sawtooth (16E05) Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Sawtooth
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15163 in Mountain Biking

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More Stats for Sawtooth Trail (16E05) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    102 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,203 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,484 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,258 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,360 ft
  • Grade
    0.228%
  • Grade max
    -30.055%
  • Grade min
    24.013%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,697 ft
  • Avg time
    01:02:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:18
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Status:
on Oct 26, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to sawtooth-trail-16e05 trailhead (39.309910, -120.191380)
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Sawtooth Trail... Trail Reports

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Oct 26, 2018 @ 2:46pm
Oct 26, 2018
Nice way to bypass some forest roads if you want to ride Big Chief.
Oct 10, 2018 @ 9:18am
Oct 10, 2018
Sawtooth is OK, but the new Big Chief trail is where it’s at. Hit the 06 road at the top of Sawtooth then come down Big Chief. It’s Tahoe’s...
Sep 27, 2018 @ 1:11pm
Sep 27, 2018
Very nice ride going through trees with some nice viewpoints. The stats are wrong though. This loop is 10.5 miles with 721' of gain. This is...
Sep 9, 2018 @ 10:57am
Sep 9, 2018
Lots of rock gardens on this trail from the parking lot to the 06 road.
Aug 19, 2018 @ 4:19pm
Aug 19, 2018
I wouldnt come to Tahoe just for this trail, but I would ride it again if I'm ever back in the area. Fun trail with a good mix of up and down. Be...
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Sep 1, 2018
Sawtooth Trail (16E05)

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag luvdownhillin1999 (Jan 9, 2016 at 18:41)
 Awesome long trail, for XC
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  • + 0
flag tylerc8899 (Aug 19, 2018 at 16:21)
 I wouldn't come to Tahoe for this trail, but would definitely ride it again if I'm ever in the area. It has a great mix of up and down. Beware of rocks though - I'd definitely recommend a full suspension bike.
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