Stateline, Nevada is a good place to enter the Tahoe Rim Trail, especially if you're from out of town and unfamiliar with the area. There's several different hotels, restaurants and casinos at Stateline, located right next to the Sickle Bi-State Park, where this trail is located. The trail enters the Toiyabe National Forest, north of East Peak and Monument Peak.
The Tahoe Rim Trail (Section #1) has a maximum elevation of 7,778 ft (2,371 m), a minimum elevation of 6,481 ft (1,975 m), and an elevation gain of 10,649 ft (3,246 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #1 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.
We survey thousands of miles of trails each year. The following metrics are based on the most accurate trail data; no crowdsourced data.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|7,643||3.5 mi||6,481 ft||7,778 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|1.7 hrs||5.0||10,649 ft||2,749 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|1.3 hrs||0.7||2,749 ft||10,649 ft|
The length of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #1 is 3.5 mi (5.7 km) or 7,643 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #1 in 1.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.3 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Stateline to Heavenly topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.
Yes, and it's free! The Tahoe Rim Trail Section #1 is located on the South Lake Tahoe topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.
TRT001T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #1 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.
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