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Railroad Grade Trail #18E15

Easy

Trail

1.6 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 28' 9 m
Descent: -63' -19 m
High: 6,335' 1,931 m
Low: 6,286' 1,916 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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Trail shared by Lance Buck

Great kids ride and excellent introduction to singletrack.

Lance Buck

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Features -none-

Family Friendly A great intro to singletrack

Description

If you are starting from the south end of the Powerline Road (FSR #12N08), look for an opening in the split rail fence right at the base of the steep section under the power lines. The first section is rather straight following the old railroad bed. Then the trail veers off and rolls through the trees around some corners and gets pretty fun for an easy ride. The last 0.5 miles has two tiny wood drainage crossings that are a little narrow for novice riders. Nothing sketchy, just slightly challenging for some little ones. The toughest part is a 20 foot rise up onto Columbine Street.

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Oct 7, 2018
Dave W
1.6mi
Jul 25, 2017
Mickey Fimbres
great little trail to warm up on, or great for beginners
Jul 5, 2017
Daniel Zavala
Jun 13, 2016
Lost Justpastnowhere
May 28, 2016
Geoff Baker

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 5 votes

#29

in Lake Tahoe

#10367

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Trail Rankings

#29

in Lake Tahoe

#832

in California

#10,367

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Powerline
Oct 12, 2019 near South L…, CA
Kids getting into it.
Jul 30, 2015 near South L…, CA

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