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Upand downspectacular peaks, past ultra-blue lakes, through crisp clear air, Mountain Biking Lake Tahoe profiles the greatest rides in this cycling paradise shared by California and Nevada. Veteran mountain biker Lorene Jackson recommends her favorite routes, from easy cruising along the Emigrant Trail to hard-core technical rides on segments of the Tahoe Rim Trail.
Look inside to find:
GPS-compatible trail maps and route profiles
Mile-by-mile directional cues
Tips on riding and trip preparation
Difficulty ratings, average riding times, best seasons, and more
A handy pocket-sized guide to mountain biking around Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Detailed ride descriptions make it easy to find the trailheads and follow the routes, helping mountain bikers stay on track with accurate distances keyed to easy-to-read maps and ratings for physical and technical difficulty.
About the Author
Graduate school in environmental health at UC Berkeley brought Lorene Jackson
to central California and she never left. Gradually moving up the ranks of cross country racing, she has won the expert division of her age group at the NORBA national races. More recently, she can be found racing mountain bike triathlons. This trail guide has been an excuse to lift her head up from the training rides, explore new trails in the mountains, and smell the wildflowers. She is a native Californian and mother of three sons. She is the author of Mountain Biking the San Francisco Bay Area