Experience the Unparalleled Beauty of Lake Tahoe and Its Trail
The Tahoe Rim Trail is one of the world’s premier trails—for good reason. It winds completely around spectacular Lake Tahoe, the highest and largest alpine lake in North America. Along the way, the trail takes you through wilderness areas, national forests, and state parks. The combination of pristine lake and mountain vistas creates breathtaking scenery unlike anywhere else on the planet. This area along the border of California and Nevada is truly an outdoors-adventure paradise.
Whether you’re traveling on foot, mountain bike, or horseback, the most important part of your trip is planning it. Put Tahoe resident Tim Hauserman’s experience as a longtime hiker and outdoors guide to use. With this book, you can hike, bike, or ride along the peaks and valleys of the Tahoe Rim Trail. Safely traverse a landscape that’s rich in history, and enjoy the incredible diversity of geology, flora, and fauna.
Tahoe Rim Trail presents the entire 165-mile trail (and dozens of side trips), divided into 8 sections. Each entry includes information on difficulty, trail highlights, driving directions, and more. The in-depth descriptions help you know what to expect, while the trail maps ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. You’ll appreciate the hundreds of tips for planning your excursion, whether it’s a day hike or a backpacking adventure. Plus, there’s plenty of specific details for mountain bikers, equestrians, and anglers. This is the guide you need to plan your next outing; it’s endorsed by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association.