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Wendin Way Access Trail

 3.6 (5)

1.2 Miles 2.0 Kilometers


Singletrack

477' 145 m

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Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

6,895' 2,102 m

High

6,418' 1,956 m

Low

Shared By Paul Rogers

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All Clear 34 days ago
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A recently completed, beautifully crafted, buffed-out, swoopy trail.

Paul Rogers

Dogs Unknown

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Description

Parking for this trail is at the top end of the Donner Lake Road exit on the I-80. This trail gives access to the DLRT (Donner Lake Rim Trail) Castle Valley to Donner Ridge segment. The DLRT will eventually be a 23-mile loop around the lake - very exciting!

From the well-marked trailhead, the trail gently climbs up about 500 feet to the DLRT. There are great views of the Rubicon as you look back. At the top, there is a 3-way intersection with beautifully made steel trail markers. From here you can do a grueling climb up to the right that goes up to Tahoe Donner Ski Ranch or make a left over the bridge and ride up to Summit Lake and the Hole in the Ground Trail.

Wendin Way is one of several access routes to the Donner Lake Rim Trail.

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Sep 19, 2017
John Leet
Aug 20, 2017
Andy DeFazio
Jun 23, 2017
Donald Riddle
Trail clear and in good condition

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 5 votes

#2

in Truckee

#11776

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in Truckee

#901

in California

#11,776

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