3 miles
Distance
227 ft
Climb
-878 ft
Descent
00:19:27
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Tahoe Mountain
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • AKA
    Tahoe Mountain Northside
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

The Northside trail has amazing lake views and a big decent. It's exposed in the sun with little shade on the lower half. Not an easy climb mid-day in the sun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tahoe Mountain Trail (17E78) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -651 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,400 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,088 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,051 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,400 ft
  • Grade
    -4.689%
  • Grade max
    -34.145%
  • Grade min
    26.493%
  • Distance climb
    3,601 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    675 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:34
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Status:
on Jan 18, 2018
Prevalent Mud
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Tahoe Mountain... Trail Reports

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Jan 18, 2018 @ 7:15pm
3 days
About half of this trail is a gooey mess with some ice. Please avoid riding unless the temps are well below freezing.
Dec 27, 2017 @ 3:29pm
Dec 27, 2017
Mostly packed snow, some ice. Once you get up to the top it does turn back to wet (not mud) dirt. A bit slippery, but still absolutely rideable.
Nov 25, 2017 @ 9:00am
Nov 25, 2017
1 downed tree to keep an eye out for when bombing down the mtn. Requires you to get off and carry bike over.
Sep 26, 2017 @ 2:02pm
Sep 26, 2017
Dry and fast. Tree has been removed.
Aug 31, 2017 @ 6:27pm
Aug 31, 2017
A tree about 6" diameter is down across the trail about 3 or 4 turns up the trail. It poses a danger to those riding downhill as it's on a blind...
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Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:56pm
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Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:56pm
Nov 29, 2017
Tahoe Mountain Trail (17E78)
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Aug 31, 2017 @ 6:27pm
Aug 31, 2017
Tahoe Mountain Trail (17E78)

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