Angora Ridge Trail

 4 votes

2.6 Miles 4.3 Kilometers


Singletrack

9' 3 m

Ascent

-756' -230 m

Descent

7,143' 2,177 m

High

6,397' 1,950 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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A grand ride down from the top of Tahoe Mountain, overlooking South Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake.

Grant Lewis

Overview

Open All Year: High Snow years you must wait until spring melt to ride on south facing aspect.
Dogs: Off-leash

Description

Take the Burnout Trail to Old Tahoe Mountain Loop Trail to the top of Tahoe Mountain. Watch out for riders Coming up/down the trail. The first section is flowy trail overlooking Lake Tahoe, followed by a couple banked turns and small rollers to jump. Coming up on a sign post, you'll see The Old Tahoe Mountain Loop Trail, and the Tahoe Mountain Downhill sign. Keep straight for the Tahoe Mtn Downhill.

A fast flow section with banked turns and rollers leads to an excellent view of South Lake. This section is littered with FUN!

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Jul 18, 2017
George Ty
Downhill is fast and flowing. Only a couple of switchbacks that were quite loose and had to really slow down. Not another person in sight.
Jul 9, 2017
Cory Buchanan
Jun 29, 2017
Lisa Bedker-Madsen
May 28, 2017
Constantine Krotcov
May 20, 2017
Bryan Brewskie
Sunrise ride & saw a young buck.
Jun 11, 2016
michael hartlaub
Jun 21, 2015
Grant Lewis
Awesome day

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  4.8 from 4 votes

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All Clear 27 days ago
Dry - Loose in places.
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This is my favorite after work ride here in Tahoe. The climb is pretty solid (just enough to be a good workout.) There is one techy switchback on the climb that's relatively easy to clean. After that there are a few sandy switchbacks. The view from the top is great. you can see most of the lake and a lot of desolation wilderness from there. The descent isn't the rowdiest but it's fast with a few optional tech sections and jumps. Most of the time, however, I prefer to descend on the burnout trail. The entire ride is a quick workout; perfect for those who don't have much time. Feb 11, 2016


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