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Trails Near Tahoe

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Maticuno, May 31, 2012.

  1. May 31, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    My wife and I are going to be spending our anniversary trip this year up in Tahoe, staying on the Nevada side. I've never been to Tahoe, but I've spent lots of time in and near alpine lakes in British Columbia and Colorado. Are there any must see off-roading trails I could accomplish in a DCLB with stock tires and a mild lift? Nothing more than a few hours long. Thanks!
     
  2. Jun 2, 2012 at 7:41 AM
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    So, if I ever move up there it seems I'll be the only Tacoma owner?
     
  3. Jun 2, 2012 at 7:44 AM
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    Kings Beach OHV on the North Lake Tahoe side sounds like something you may be interested in. Try searching for it here on TW if you want more info.
     
  4. Jun 2, 2012 at 7:46 AM
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    gold lake, has a great ohv camp site. the trail in is only about 20 minutes but the drive their could be an hour. still it would be a great drive and beautiful place. oh yeah and yes you could drive it with stock.
     
  6. Jun 2, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    Uh.....the RUBICON!! If you're talking MUST SEE trails, then that's the one.

    K maybe it's a little longer than you want, and maybe a bit more difficult than you want, but still a must see. ;)
     
  7. Jun 2, 2012 at 8:47 AM
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    Thanks for the suggestions so far. The Rubicon is on my list, but I think I'll have to build a dedicated rig for that.
     
  8. Jun 2, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    You can always just drive up the Rubicon for a ways until it gets to rough for your rig! Still some beautiful scenery there!
     
  9. Jun 2, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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    True. If you go in from the Tahoe side you can get as far as the overlook at the top of Cadillac Hill without too much trouble. From that point you're on your own with how difficult it gets. If you come in from the Loon Lake side, you're into some pretty gnarly stuff right off the bat.
     
  10. Jun 2, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    I picked up Roger Mitchell's High Sierra SUV Trails book and found a couple I'd like to try. I would love to take that short stretch of the Rubicon where it is still class III, but I'd never get my wife to agree to that.
     
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