The Great Ski Race

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Rank: #1 in the Burton Creek State Park area
#553 in CA, #6,778 Overall
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Trail in the area near Dollar Point,
“Great contouring singletrack.”
Nick Wilder on Jun 30, 2013
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2.54.0 milesKilometers 393’120 m Ascent 7,124’2,172 m High 3% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -36’-11 m Descent 6,765’2,062 m Low 8% Max Grade (5°)
This trail is the site of a major ski race (surprise!) in winter, and a really fun, nice intermediate singletrack in the summer. It rolls up and some, but never very steeply. The surface is smooth and you can go very fast, but be careful, people travel both directions and it's fairly popular.

If you're riding the Painted Rock Loop via TRT, consider skipping the "Brutal connector to the TRT" and take this trail instead. At the end, you'll have a short ride up a paved road to reconnect to that ride. This option is much easier (and arguably better), but you'll have less time on the TRT.
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First race of the Northstar at Tahoe Downhill Series 2016.
near Tahoe Vista, CA
4.6 (8)
An absolute work of Art!
near Truckee, CA
4.5 (2)
A classic West Shore ride - big climb, big rocky technical descent, big views!
near Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA

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  2.7 from 3 votes
Nice woodsy section! (Dollar Point, CA)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Right behind the photo is a large meadow and a picnic table. Wound be a ... (Dollar Point, CA)