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Eldorado National Forest

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47 mi 75 km of trail 5 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 15 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Eldorado National Forest - 5

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Favorite At the summit
Intermediate

Fleming Meadow Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 949' Up 289.39 m Up 979' Down 298.41 m Down

Pollock…, CA
Favorite View from the Southwest side of the lake.
Intermediate

Jenkinson Lake aka Sly Park

8.2 mi 13.2 km 680' Up 207.14 m Up 657' Down 200.22 m Down

Pollock…, CA
Favorite Don't try this at home!
Difficult

Pony Express Trail (XP) and Lovers Leap Trail

23.2 mi 37.4 km 1,731' Up 527.75 m Up 4,996' Down 1522.66 m Down

South L…, CA
Favorite Icehouse Viewpoint
Intermediate

Icehouse Mountain Bike Trail

5.7 mi 9.1 km 444' Up 135.21 m Up 443' Down 135.09 m Down

Pollock…, CA
Favorite One of many sweet rock gardens on Sayles Canyon
Difficult

Sayles Loop

11.3 mi 18.2 km 1,841' Up 561.01 m Up 1,855' Down 565.43 m Down

South L…, CA

Trails in Eldorado National Forest - 21

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1.1 mi 1.7 km #1Bumpy Meadows Downhill
Difficult
Pollock Pines, CA
Difficult
Pollock Pines, CA 10 
8.1 mi 13.1 km #2Thunder Mountain Loop Trail #17E22
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #3Silver Lake - Horse Canyon Trail #17E21
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #4Lover's Leap Trail
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #5Bryan Meadow Trail (17E13)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Lower Sayles Canyon Trail (17E14)
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.8 mi 1.4 km #7Vista
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Whiskey
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #9Robey Wolfe
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #10Lake Margaret Trail
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #11Little Round Top (17E16)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #12Red Cliffs Trail
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #13Upper Sayles Canyon Trail (17E14)
Very Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Very Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #14Strawberry Pass (Schneider Camp 4WD - 10N13.1)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km #15Sugar and Spice Ski Run Road
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #16Caples Crest
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #17Solitude
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #18Snowkirk
Easy
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Easy
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.0 mi 1.5 km #19Hole 'N Wall
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #20Minkalo Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #21Lower Corral
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Photos of Eldorado National Forest - 64

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Don't try this at home!
Jul 18, 2015 near South L…, CA
One of many sweet rock gardens on Sayles Canyon
Sep 18, 2017 near South L…, CA
Big rocks off Pony XP in Huckleberry Canyon
Jul 18, 2015 near South L…, CA
Trail 8 by Sly Park
Aug 11, 2017 near Pollock…, CA
Icehouse Viewpoint
Mar 30, 2015 near Pollock…, CA
There are some beautiful meadows on the way
Nov 24, 2016 near South L…, CA
Finish with a soak in the river... with your favorite beverage wrapped in an IMBA coozie :-)
Jul 18, 2015 near South L…, CA
Icehouse Turn
Mar 30, 2015 near Pollock…, CA