South Lake Tahoe Blog

18 / Jul / 2016

One of the coolest mountain bike rides in Tahoe

One of the coolest mountain bike rides you can do in South Lake Tahoe is to head up to Freel Pass! This is the one of highest point on the Tahoe Rim Trail and offers some amazing views and amazing trail! Here is a couple of ways of getting there: Start at our shop and use our mountain bike shuttle service. For $10 we can shuttle you and your bike up to Stage Coach Lodge, from there you can head south on the Tahoe Rim Trail all the way to Freel Pass. You’ll start at 7,700′ and pedal a few miles, do a couple hike-a-bikes and land at Monument Pass at 8,000′. From there its smooth sailing to Star Lake. Take a dip, eat your snacks, and enjoy this serene alpine gem of a lake. Then about 3 more miles take you up another 700 feet to Freel Pass…thats it …….then…. […]

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24 / May / 2016

Tahoe Anniversary Party: Coffee, Shuttles, Rides, Beers 5/27

Come join us the Memorial Day weekend and celebrate our birthday! Starting Friday night the 27th we will have a BBQ and lots of beer and cocktails on hand. 9am Saturday the 28th we’ll kick off the day with coffee and a bagel breakfast then start running shuttles to some of the amazing local single track. Here is the schedule of shuttles: 10am- Shuttle up to top of Kingsbury Grade (Hwy 207). Pedal east up the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) for a ripping decent back down towards town. You will cross Kingsbury and climb up to the top of Van Sickle Trail and jam down another amazing trail and end 1 mile from the shop.  Approximate 3 hour ride time 12pm- Shuttle to Cold Creek trailhead and jump on said trail and climb up to High Meadow. Sit back and take in the view, get back on your bike and […]

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19 / Apr / 2016

Tahoe Trail Conditions

South Lake Tahoe Trail Report: Trails in South Tahoe are melting out rapidly!! Its mountain bike season! Corral Trail is open all the way up and down, no trees, no mud, just awesome. Armstrong Connector is also open and snow free. However the upper flat portion is not quite ready. Sidewinder is running like summer with only a tree or two in the way. Cold Creek Trail is open and clear all the way up to the lower rock slab (mid way point where trail is closest to road) Van Sickle is clear well over a third of the way up from the bottom Tahoe Mountain is also clear and dry. We are open and here to help you have greatness.. Lets Ride!!!

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