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blue Tunnel Creek Road

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3.3 mile 5.3 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,402' -427 m
High: 7,727' 2,355 m
Low: 6,325' 1,928 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A downhill cruise or a challenging uphill depending on which way you hike this dirt road.

Kristen Arendt

Features Lake · Views

Description

From the Marlette Flume Trail, get ready for a nice downhill as the next three miles feature a 1,500-foot descent on the Tunnel Creek Road. This dirt jeep road will still give you great views of Lake Tahoe before ending at Tunnel Creek Station.

If you decide to hike this trail in the other direction, be ready for a steady climb, but you'll be rewarded with views of Lake Tahoe that make it well worth the effort!

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Oct 13, 2018
Kirk Johansen
Started at Tunnel Creek Cafe. Hiked 1/2 route and back. Great morning. 3.3mi
May 12, 2018
Sean Kievning
May 1, 2018
Doc Henderson
Need boots in the upper part in Late May got snow and mud. 3.4mi
Jan 12, 2018
Andrew G
Mar 26, 2017
Jimmy Cruz
Sep 19, 2015
Luke AT

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in Nevada

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