The Tahoe Rim Trail (Section #5) has a maximum elevation of 8,925 ft (2,720 m), a minimum elevation of 7,909 ft (2,411 m), and an elevation gain of 26,591 ft (8,105 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #5 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|
|20,915||9.8 mi||7,909 ft||8,925 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|3.6 hrs||0.3||26,591 ft||18,856 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|3.5 hrs||0.0||18,856 ft||26,591 ft|
The length of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #5 is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) or 20,915 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #5 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Twin Lakes to Tahoe Meadows topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.
TRT005T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Tahoe Rim Trail Section #5 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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