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Sierra Canyon Trail

 3.5 (6)

9.8 Miles 15.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

0' 0 m

Ascent

-3,495' -1,065 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

8,453' 2,577 m

High

4,959' 1,511 m

Low

Shared By Rob Kranovich

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A big decsent with tight switchbacks.

Rob Kranovich

Dogs Unknown

Features -none-

Description

The Sierra Canyon Trail is a long ride with substantial elevation gain/loss. The best view of Lake Tahoe is from the bench about a mile farther on the Tahoe Rim Trail - Spooner Summit to Heavenly. You can start at Spooner Summit or Kingsbury Grade and connect to this trail. The descent has many switchbacks and some very rocky sections. Make sure to carry supplies to fix cut sidewalls.

The bottom of the Trail is in Genoa and the Genoa Bar is a great place to get a beer after a long ride.

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Sep 17, 2018
Casey P
Fast, loose, singletrack... classic
Apr 19, 2018
John Juba
Passable to 8300ft/~8 miles up 16.6mi
Nov 19, 2017
Shannon Estes
Riding up from Genoa. Trail is in great shape and clear up to 7,200 ft. 6.7mi
Oct 29, 2017
Heckler Hilken
2h 20m
Oct 18, 2017
Chris Griffo
Jul 26, 2017
Mickey Fimbres
as fast as you dare. beware the baby head rocks! 9.8mi
May 28, 2017
vincent griego
Extensive snow at 9.3 mile mark. Two trees over trail. One smallish, another big.
Jun 20, 2016
Marc Gerhart
Rode up to TRT, then across Spooner to Clear Creek trail

Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 6 votes

#1

in Genoa

#12228

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  3.5 from 6 votes
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#1

in Genoa

#127

in Nevada

#12,228

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On 9/14/18, Rode from Spooner Summit to The Bench, then dropped in. Description is very accurate, awesome trail with some shale slides that could prove fatal for tires. Kudos to the trail builders on this one for constant re-routing of slides. Overall great flow and not technical. A must-do for Tahoe and don't forget to hit the Genoa Bar at the end. Sep 15, 2018

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