It’s depressing to post this in the middle of winter, heck we should be buried up to our ears in snow right now but the sad truth is we haven’t put the bikes away and it’s fun to get out for a little ride after cruising groomers at the local ski resort… just don’t expect summer conditions on the trails – mud, snow, ice and downed trees make the conditions here less than ideal on most trails.
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Van Sickle – Super Bowl weekend
OK, so where to ride???
- Tahoe Mountain in South Lake Tahoe is a wintertime favorite.
- Powerlines and Lower Cold Creek are OK right now, with a few trees down closer to Ski Run. Snow and ice covers upper Cold Creek, Star Lake is socked in.
- Lower Van Sickle Trail is fun with some snow and ice above the waterfall.
- Cedar and Sidewinder are good to go with some ice patches.
- Flume Trail is snowy and icy, but with a little effort you can be riding up there in the winter! (Best to go up from Tunnel Creek)
- Reno has all time conditions, check out the trails at Peavine. MAP HERE
- Genoa and Carson Valley have some fun new trails, Clear Creek has been super popular (and busy). MAPS HERE
Carson Valley’s Clear Creek Trail
TRAIL CONDITIONS PAGE will be updated as needed… and remember if you don’t see a trail here listed we either don’t know the status or it’s no good. So save the questions about what it’s like on Toads or Hole In the Ground!
The numbers are in for recorded TAMBA volunteer hours under our Volunteer Services Agreements with the US Forest Service and Lake Tahoe Nevada State Parks in 2014.
This inclues trail work on Corral, Sidewinder, Armstrong Connector, Toads, Tahoe Mountain System, Tyrolean, Thomas Creek, Whites Creek, Tahoe City TRT Connector, Sunflower Hill, Flume Trail, Marlette Creek, and the new Snapdragon (Tunnel Creek east) trail.
These numbers are for trail work only, does not include planning, flagging, design, or admin time. Impressive job, thanks to everyone who contributed this year!
86 trail days
Join us on Wednesday November 12, 6pm at the American Legion to celebrate a brilliant year of mountain biking in Tahoe!
We have two free fun rides planned for this fall, come out and join us!
Saturday October 18 is the Corral Night Ride – An evening where hearty souls stage a night ride with Halloween revelry. Riders dressed as ghouls, disco freaks, and other random weirdness are all ready to ride mountain bikes in the dark, how cool is that? You’ve got to be here to experience it. Meet at the Corral parking area at 5:30pm.
On Sunday October 12 we’re teaming up with the USFS to host a grand opening celebration on the NEW Monument Pass Trail above Cold Creek and High Meadow. Some of the trail building crew will be there along with the head honchos at the Forest Service, this is your chance to get out for a big ride and personally thank the people responsible for getting this new trail built (along with Star Lake and the rebuild of Cold Creek). Meet at 9am at Bijou Park, we’ll ride from there on a big “lollipop” loop and then end with a BBQ back at the park.