2,445 ft
Distance
285 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
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TRT: Luther Stairs Details

  • Riding Area
    South Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #54902 in Mountain Biking

Short but very technical section of the TRT connecting CA 89 to Big Meadow. Tough ride down, and better pushed than ridden up.

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More Stats for TRT: Luther Stairs bike trail
  • Altitude change
    280 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,251 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,251 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,530 ft
  • Grade
    11.432%
  • Grade max
    -9.973%
  • Grade min
    29.636%
  • Distance climb
    2,129 ft
  • Distance down
    121 ft
  • Distance flat
    195 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to trt-luther-stairs trailhead (38.786830, -120.001760)
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TRT: Luther Stairs Trail Reports

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Oct 15, 2018 @ 7:56am
Oct 15, 2018
TRT: Luther Stairs, My City

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