1.8 miles
Distance
555 ft
Climb
-165 ft
Descent
00:32:52
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Tahoe Rim (Big Meadow) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Meiss Country
    Meyers, California
  • Ref Number
    #19E00
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-November
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #59051 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8777 in Trail Running
    • #1174 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

This section of the TRT winds through Big Meadow and then climbs steeply to meet the Christmas Valley trailhead. Not very technical aside from a couple of short step sections that are easier to push than ride up.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Tahoe Rim Trail (Big Meadow) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    387 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,516 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,516 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,904 ft
  • Grade
    4.1%
  • Grade max
    -34.7%
  • Grade min
    48.9%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1,568 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,339 ft
  • Avg time
    00:32:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:25
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Tahoe Rim Trail... Trail Reports

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      Sep 23, 2021 @ 7:22am
      Sep 23, 2021
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Jul 26, 2021
      Great conditions. Dry but not too dusty.
      May 16, 2021 @ 1:41pm
      May 16, 2021
      May 28, 2020 @ 7:07pm
      May 28, 2020
      May 24, 2020 @ 10:42am
      May 24, 2020
      Small patches of snow that are very rideable
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 113 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 520 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      Aug 8, 2021
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      Aug 8, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      Aug 8, 2021
      90 |
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 4:29pm
      Aug 1, 2019
      113 |
      Jan 11, 2015 @ 10:36pm
      Jan 11, 2015

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      agarbalosa (May 22, 2020 at 23:16)
       Pretty wet, a couple of major snow patches after the meadow but doable
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