Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Hiking Getaway

Explore the stunning Sierra Nevada mountains and experience the beauty of expansive Lake Tahoe by way of the charming mountain town of Truckee and the scenic lake town of South Lake Tahoe. Hike through alpine meadows and peaceful forests of pine trees on your way to pristine alpine lakes nestled amongst glacially carved granite peaks. Challenge yourself to summit 9,738 foot tall Mount Tallac, one of the most prominent peaks in the area. Enjoy the flexibility of a drive and hike trip, and relax after each day's adventure in your luxurious four and five star accommodations.
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Five Lakes Hike
Top moderate
6.7 km
2:30 h
312 m
312 m

The Fives Lakes is a steep but relatively short hike up to a cluster of tiny and beautiful alpine lakes near Alpine Meadows in Granite Chief ...

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moderate
18.9 km
6:30 h
612 m
612 m

The hike to Lake Aloha via Glen Alpine is a beautiful moderate uphill climb, along streams and waterfalls, past a couple additional scenic lakes, ...

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Hiking trail
Mount Tallac
moderate
14.2 km
5:30 h
982 m
982 m

Hiking to the summit of Mount Tallac is a steep, strenuous day, but one that definitely rewards the effort. Gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe and Fallen ...

from Mike Davidson,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Hiking trail
Rubicon Trail
moderate
18.6 km
6:30 h
561 m
561 m

A beautiful lakeside trail through the Sugar Pines, along Emerald Bay to Vikingsholm. Being an out-and-back, this trail is fairly long, and even ...

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moderate
14.1 km
5:00 h
587 m
587 m

 A steady ascent with frequent views of Lake Tahoe leads to two small alpine lakes. Vary the return with a side trip to Hidden Beach before ...

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