2 miles
Distance
622 ft
Climb
-191 ft
Descent
01:21:14
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of TRT: Big Meadow Trail

TRT: Big Meadow Details

  • Riding area
    South Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-November
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

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
More Stats for TRT: Big Meadow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    431 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,513 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,098 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,531 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,962 ft
  • Grade
    4.499%
  • Grade max
    -23.784%
  • Grade min
    23.615%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,296 ft
  • Distance flat
    774 ft
  • Avg time
    01:21:14
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Status:
on Jul 3, 2018
Dry
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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to trt-big-meadow trailhead (38.782420, -119.999961)
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TRT: Big Meadow Trail Reports

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Jul 3, 2018 @ 4:05pm
Jul 3, 2018
reporter Dry and good to go
May 24, 2018 @ 8:04pm
May 24, 2018
Wet and muddy halfway through big meadow. One tree down. Large snowfield shortly before the crest requiring a walk around or super human mtb...
May 15, 2018 @ 3:21pm
May 15, 2018
Snow drifts in the usual spots with a good amount of mud, especially after the split toward Round Lake. Needs a week of warm weather and it'll be...
Nov 14, 2017 @ 2:40pm
Nov 14, 2017
Jul 15, 2017 @ 9:16pm
Jul 15, 2017
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Nov 1, 2015 @ 10:27am
Nov 1, 2015
TRT: Big Meadow, South Lake Tahoe
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Feb 2, 2015 @ 2:15pm
Feb 2, 2015
TRT: Big Meadow, South Lake Tahoe
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Feb 2, 2015 @ 2:15pm
Feb 2, 2015
TRT: Big Meadow, South Lake Tahoe
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Feb 2, 2015 @ 2:15pm
Feb 2, 2015
TRT: Big Meadow, South Lake Tahoe

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