Tahoe City to Twin Peaks
Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10

Located 6.4 miles from Tahoe City, California

4 Stars
21,525 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)

The Tahoe Rim Trail (Section #10) has a maximum elevation of 8,528 ft (2,599 m), a minimum elevation of 6,482 ft (1,976 m), and an elevation gain of 29,432 ft (8,971 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10 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.

Metrics

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 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,52510.1 mi6,482 ft8,528 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.0 hrs1.329,432 ft14,408 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
3.6 hrs0.014,408 ft29,432 ft

What is the length of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10?

The length of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,525 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10?

A person in good physical health can hike the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10 in 4.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Tahoe City to Twin Peaks Topo Maps

Download free Tahoe City to Twin Peaks topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Norden, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Truckee, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Martis Peak, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Granite Chief, CA
  5. Topo Map: Tahoe City, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Kings Beach, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Wentworth Springs, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Homewood, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Meeks Bay, CA

Is there a Tahoe Rim Trail map for Section #10?

Yes, and they're free! The Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10 is located on the Tahoe City and Homewood topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

TRT010T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.

Local Weather Forecast

Check the weather forecast; this weather forecast covers the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #10, provided by the National Weather Service. (weather.gov)

 

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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