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Eldorado National Forest

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179 mi 288 km of trail 7 Runs

Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 27 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Runs in Eldorado National Forest - 7

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Favorite Carson Spur
Intermediate

Thunder Mountain

7.9 mi 12.8 km • Out and Back • 1,858 ft Ascent 566.35 m Ascent

(6) South L…, CA
Favorite Looking back at Round Top Lake from the summit of Round Top.
Difficult

Round Top Loop

6.9 mi 11.2 km • Loop • 2,162 ft Ascent 658.89 m Ascent

(7) South L…, CA
Favorite The view down to Leland Lakes from Schmidell Pass.
Difficult

Rockbound Trail to Leland Lakes

10.4 mi 16.7 km • Point to Point • 2,719 ft Ascent 828.65 m Ascent

(1) South L…, CA
Favorite Scenery along the trail.
Intermediate

Dangberg Loop

4.4 mi 7.0 km • Loop • 650 ft Ascent 198.03 m Ascent

(1) South L…, CA
Favorite The deep forested trail.
Intermediate

Fleming Meadow Trail #8

7.2 mi 11.7 km • Loop • 1,018 ft Ascent 310.14 m Ascent

(8) Pollock…, CA
Favorite Grouse Lake Panorama
Intermediate/Difficult

Wrights Lake to Grouse Lake

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Out and Back • 1,212 ft Ascent 369.32 m Ascent

(4) South L…, CA
Favorite Destination Round Top etched and Lake Winnecucca covered by April's snow.
Intermediate

Winnemucca Lake and Elephant's Back

6.8 mi 11.0 km • Loop • 1,112 ft Ascent 338.84 m Ascent

(3) South L…, CA

Trails in Eldorado National Forest - 37

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Showers Lake, Little Round Top peak from Schneider Cow Camp, h…
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2Lyons #16E13
Intermediate
Pollock Pines, CA
Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.0 km Pollock Pines, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #3Round Top Summit Trail
Extremely Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Extremely Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #4Wrights Lake Bypass
Extremely Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Extremely Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.3 mi 3.6 km #5Bloodsucker #16E14
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.6 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #6Twin Lakes Trail #16E12
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7Shealor Lake Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
75.9 mi 122.2 km #8PCT: Sonora Pass to Echo Lake
Intermediate
Bridgeport, CA
Intermediate
75.9 mi 122.2 km Bridgeport, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #9Round Top Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Winnemucca Lake Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #11Fourth of July Lake Trail #18E13.1
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #12Lover's Leap Trail #17E12
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
7.7 mi 12.4 km #13Rockbound Trail (16E08)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.4 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #14Emigrant Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #15Lake Margaret Trail
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #16Bryan Meadow Trail (17E13)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #17Lower Sayles Canyon Trail (17E14)
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #18Waterfall Trail
Easy
Pollock Pines, CA
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Pollock Pines, CA
6.5 mi 10.5 km #19Thunder Mountain Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
7.9 mi 12.8 km #20Summit City Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.9 mi 12.8 km South Lake Tahoe, CA

Photos of Eldorado National Forest - 51

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On trail to Showers Lake with views of Big Meadow Creek area and South Lake Tahoe!
Feb 4, 2016 near South L…, CA
Shealor lake looking south
Jul 14, 2018 near South L…, CA
Beautiful Shealor Lake
Jul 14, 2018 near South L…, CA
Slick Rock sunset
Aug 17, 2018 near South L…, CA
A beautiful though murky lake near the Shealor Lake Trail.
Feb 5, 2016 near South L…, CA
We found an amazing giant slab on our way to another, quieter unnamed lake on the Shealor Lake Trail.
Feb 5, 2016 near South L…, CA
We reached the top of the ridge in under a half hour and the views were great! We could spot people already swimming through our binoculars not far from the Shealor Lakes Trail.
Feb 5, 2016 near South L…, CA
Schneider Cow Camp from Caples Lake, Eldorado N.F.
Feb 4, 2016 near South L…, CA

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