Christmas Valley Trail
ElevationAscent: 17' 5 m
Descent: -1,397' -426 m
High: 7,892' 2,405 m
Low: 6,512' 1,985 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“A terrific singletrack, albeit with rocky sections and some down trees, but overall good stuff!”— Hunter R
Near the junction with the TRT, you can add on a quick trip to Dardanelles Lake or Round Lake before trekking down to South Upper Truckee Road.
Whether you choose to do that or not, the trail really milks the terrain nicely, passing through both forested and rocky sections. While the rocks may cause you to lower your eyes to the ground to watch your step, be sure to bring them up from time to time to enjoy the wonder and majesty that is the view from this trail. The Lake Tahoe Basin is a truly fantastic place, and no visitor ought to miss its beauty.
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