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Mount Tallac/Glen Alpine Trail

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Awesome trail

Although it is heavily used, this trail is worth it! The trailhead is easy to get to and the trail... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Jmlflg888
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Good but challenging hike

Started 6:40 and was doing great until reaching a snow patch which covered the trail. Followed... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Edwin L
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Six-mile hiking trail that culminates in a breathtaking vista of Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf Lake and High Sierra.
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  • Very good28%
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9 Jul 2016
“Awesome trail”
19 Jun 2016
“Good but challenging hike”

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Although it is heavily used, this trail is worth it! The trailhead is easy to get to and the trail is easy to follow. The views of Lake Tahoe and the Desolation Wilderness are amazing.

Thank Jmlflg888
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Started 6:40 and was doing great until reaching a snow patch which covered the trail. Followed some girls and it ended up like loose rock climbing which was challenging. Got to the top (I think) and then took a different down which ended up as...More

Thank Edwin L
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Be prepared for a difficult hike, but you will be rewarded with wonderful views along the way and sweeping 360 views at the top. I did this hike in September and it was chilly at the top so bring a windbreaker and possibly gloves and...More

Thank Jmlflg888
Reviewed 1 July 2015

It is not hiking for beginners, but it is definitely worthwhile. It will take you the entire day, as it is like 2-3 hour up and 1,5-2 hours down if you are a good shape. The view from the lake is amazing, but also along...More

Thank crispity
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

The trail is rated from moderate to hard and it can take from six to eight hours for the round trip (9.6 miles). I recommend an early start, around 7 am, because of the sun that can make things harder. Pay attention to the trail...More

Thank Flavia M
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Hiked up to Mount Tallac summit yesterday ... a 9.5 mile loop with a 3,500 foot ascent to the summit (9,735 feet) that affords some of the most breathtaking panoramic views of South Lake Tahoe! It took us about 4 hours to climb to the...More

1  Thank sobamaki
Reviewed 24 June 2014

This trail is probably one of the best hiking spots in all of Lake Tahoe! Truly a great place to spend the day and the views at the end of the hike are outstandingly beautiful!

2  Thank gborah93
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