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1,229 mi 1,978 km of trail 73 Rides

Easy Trails 91 Trails Intermediate Trails 216 Trails Hard Trails 115 Trails

Rides in High Sierra - 70

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Favorite Some tough climbing rewarded by the great scenic sections
Difficult

Hole in the Ground Loop

16.9 mi 27.2 km • Loop • 2,082 ft Ascent 634.49 m Ascent

(75) Truckee, CA
Favorite View from the Plunge to Lake Isabella
Difficult

Cannell Trail - IMBA EPIC

25.5 mi 41.1 km • Point to Point • 1,718 ft Ascent 523.56 m Ascent

(61) Kernville, CA
Favorite Small rock drop leading into the jump section.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sidewinder Corral Ride

9.2 mi 14.7 km • Loop • 1,388 ft Ascent 423.1 m Ascent

(49) South L…, CA
Favorite Emigrant Trail, Tahoe National Forest.
Intermediate

Commemorative Overland Emigrant Trail

15.4 mi 24.8 km • Point to Point • 829 ft Ascent 252.59 m Ascent

(42) Truckee, CA
Favorite Fun stuff on the Tahoe Rim Trail
Difficult

Monument Pass, Freel Peak, and Mr. Toads Wild Ride

25.2 mi 40.5 km • Point to Point • 3,625 ft Ascent 1104.75 m Ascent

(25) Kingsbury, NV
Favorite Our first time hitting this trail! We enjoyed and loved it! One of the best singletrack trails we've ridden!
Difficult

Lower Rock Creek Trail

15.9 mi 25.6 km • Loop • 1,923 ft Ascent 585.98 m Ascent

(33) West Bi…, CA
Favorite Good fun....
Difficult

DLRT (Donner Lake Rim Trail) Castle Valley to Donner Ridge

8.3 mi 13.3 km • Point to Point • 1,222 ft Ascent 372.58 m Ascent

(24) Truckee, CA
Favorite Don't try this at home!
Difficult

Armstrong to Strawberry - IMBA EPIC

38.7 mi 62.3 km • Point to Point • 4,692 ft Ascent 1430.06 m Ascent

(5) South L…, CA

Trails in High Sierra - 348

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5.2 mi 8.3 km #1Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (Saxon Trail #18E13)
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
5.2 mi 8.3 km South Lake Tahoe, CA 41 
8.5 mi 13.6 km #2Sawtooth Trail
Intermediate
Truckee, CA
Intermediate
8.5 mi 13.6 km Truckee, CA 37 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #3Corral Trail #18E14
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km South Lake Tahoe, CA 24 
4.9 mi 7.8 km #4007
Difficult
Oakhurst, CA
Difficult
4.9 mi 7.8 km Oakhurst, CA 24 
20.3 mi 32.7 km #5Tahoe Rim Trail - Brockway Summit to Tahoe City
Difficult
Tahoe Vista, CA
Difficult
20.3 mi 32.7 km Tahoe Vista, CA 16 
4.3 mi 7.0 km #6Christmas Valley Trail
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km #7Cold Creek Trail #18E06
Difficult
Kingsbury, NV
Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Kingsbury, NV 12 
3.9 mi 6.2 km #8Armstrong Pass Trail #18E09
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.9 mi 6.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA 11 
4.7 mi 7.6 km #9Just Outstanding
Intermediate
Alta Sierra, CA
Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.6 km Alta Sierra, CA 13 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Gypsy
Difficult
Tahoe Vista, CA
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Tahoe Vista, CA
5.4 mi 8.7 km #11Mountain View Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 21 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #12Star Lake Trail #18E01
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
4.9 mi 7.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #13OTB
Difficult
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #14Willow Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Oakhurst, CA
8.1 mi 13.1 km #15Thunder Mountain Loop Trail #17E22
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.1 mi 13.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #16Graveyard of the Giants
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Oakhurst, CA
11.3 mi 18.2 km #17Tahoe Rim Trail - Tahoe City to PCT/Granite Chief Wilderness/T…
Very Difficult
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
Very Difficult
11.3 mi 18.2 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #18Twilight Zone
Very Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Very Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #19Mammoth Rock Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 13 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #20Watson Peak Trail
Difficult
Dollar Point, CA
Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Dollar Point, CA

Photos of High Sierra - 661

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Even after countless rides, I never get over the views here.  Truly a world class MTB destination.
Jun 8, 2016 near Dollar…, CA
Good fun....
Aug 18, 2016 near Truckee, CA
Don't try this at home!
Jul 18, 2015 near South L…, CA
Off The Top Trail
Sep 18, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
Droppin' in near the top of Dutch Flat trail.
Sep 25, 2017 near Lake Is…, CA
Climbing Armstong, with Freel Peak in the background.
Jul 16, 2015 near South L…, CA
Fun stuff on the Tahoe Rim Trail
Jul 26, 2013 near South L…, CA
Climbing the Yost Trail during an October snow storm
Jul 31, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA