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Glacier Lake Trail

Intermediate
 5.0 (3)

A stunning trail through the trees of Tahoe National Forest.


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2.4

Miles

3.9

KM

95%

Runnable

7,550' 2,301 m

High

6,959' 2,121 m

Low

592' 180 m

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5%

Avg Grade (3°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From Round Lake Trail, take the turnoff onto Grouse Ridge Trail toward Glacier Lake. At the next junction, take a right onto Glacier Lake Trail and continue to follow signs for Glacier Lake. The trail on the way out is a bit of a climb so expect a little downhill on the way back to the trailhead. This trail has beautiful views of beautiful Tahoe National Forest!

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Shared By:

Anina Middleton

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  5.0 from 3 votes

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#668

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Tarp Camp and gorgeous sunset
Feb 4, 2016 near Downiev…, CA
Reflection at our campsite near the Glacier Lake Trail.
Dec 20, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
Glacier Lake from NE side
Jul 31, 2017 near Truckee, CA
Our campsite at Five Lakes Basin.
Dec 20, 2015 near Downiev…, CA

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