4.8 miles
Distance
961 ft
Climb
-1,072 ft
Descent
01:21:26
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Tahoe Rim (Freel Meadows) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Freel High Country
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Ref Number
    #19E00
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Jul - Oct
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #8580 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21132 in Trail Running
    • #21221 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

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Tahoe Rim Trail (Freel Meadows) is a 5 mile popular black diamond singletrack alpine trail located near South Lake Tahoe California. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating with a 961 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 1 hour21 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Tahoe Rim Trail (Freel Meadows) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -111 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,719 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,464 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,829 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,719 ft
  • Grade
    -0.433%
  • Grade max
    -33.121%
  • Grade min
    31.223%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,771 ft
  • Avg time
    01:21:26
  • Avg reverse time
    01:13:17
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Status:
on Jul 13, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • 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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      Jul 13, 2021 @ 12:46pm
      Jul 13, 2021
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 9:01am
      Jul 5, 2021
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 8:04am
      Jun 26, 2021
      All clear!
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:16am
      Jun 14, 2021
      Totally clear
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 6:04pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      All Clear: Trees cut. Thanks. Walked two very small snow patches, hardly worth mentioning.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 149 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 609 rides
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      Jun 14, 2021 @ 8:39pm
      Jun 14, 2021
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      Jun 14, 2021 @ 8:39pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      40 |
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Sep 26, 2020
      90 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 7:04pm
      Jul 31, 2019

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      agarbalosa (May 22, 2020 at 23:13)
       Still heavy patches up top. Recommend waiting
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      • + 0
      christianreed (Sep 10, 2020 at 11:17)
       Just a hiking trail, for the most part rideable, but with a sizable climb.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Chriscawley (Jun 6, 2021 at 16:34)
       Rode westbound on 6/5. Just a few snow patches left and some downed trees. Altogether worthwhile and in good shape.
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      youtuber Tahoe Rim Trail, Freel Meadow (South Lake...
      941 | Oct 16, 2017 , South Lake Tahoe
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