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Kingsbury Stinger

 3 votes

Length

5.3 Miles 8.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

146' 45 m

Ascent

-1,482' -452 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

28%

Max Grade (15°)

7,953' 2,424 m

High

6,618' 2,017 m

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One of the best ways to start or finish the Tahoe Rim Trail, an easy car shuttle or an out-and-back.

Chris McNamara

Overview

Snow-dependent. On heavy years, can be closed from November - May. On lighter years, the upper part is closed December-April, but the lower part might be open most of the year.
Features: eMTB allowed
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Completed in 2016, this moderate trail is a great way to reach the Tahoe Rim Trail. About 1/4 of the trail has great views of Lake Tahoe. There are only a few rocky sections: most of the trail is flowy at a moderate grade. It's 55 inches wide and legal for ATV's and dirt bikes (but both are seldom seen on the trail). It's easy to car shuttle.

Rather than starting at the top, most people park at the main parking area at the end of Andria Drive/ N. Benjamin. You then climb for 5-10 minutes up the Tahoe Rim Trail, turn right (north) then intersect the Stinger after a few minutes.

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Sep 17, 2017
Mike Valenzuela

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Just finished an out and back starting at the bottom up to the Rim Trail. The bottom is pretty sandy and a steep climb, but it is a great ride for an intermediate. The rocky, technical sections on the upper half of the trail are short so you can either hike-a-bike them or actually try riding them as we did (we are intermediate riders). We did see three separate groups of dirt bikers on the trail. Sep 3, 2017
Here is another vid of riding the trail from Loam Troopers - youtube.com/watch?v=XChO6sb… Nov 27, 2017
Here is a video of riding it after a light dusting of snow in February - youtu.be/2a3SeVHfEKk?t=25s Feb 20, 2018

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