This is my favorite out-of-town riding destination. Most of
the riding is in the Tahoe City/Truckee areas. Starting with the Truckee area
here is a picture of Castle Peak. This is taken from nearly the highest point
on the Hole in the Ground Trail.
The next four shots are from The Flume Trail. The first being of some low
income housing that caught my eye. The bugs must be terrible not to mention
the noise from the lake. The next shot along the Flume is of Sand
We had an adventure on this trip and got off on our own. Some may describe
it as "lost" but we knew we were in California, or was it Nevada?
;-) We were thinking of backtracking when we came upon this view looking south
at the Carson Valley. It was getting a little late and we were in shorts and
t-shirts which isn't the best way to dress in the high country at night. Are
fears disappeared when we crested a saddle just below Snow Valley Peak. From
there we could all but see
the car at Spooner Lake. All turned out well and
now we have a new ride. This shot is from the saddle looking toward South
Lake Tahoe/Emerald Bay.
I have several Tahoe/Truckee area trail guides listed here that have some
pictures taken during bike trips including the Flume trail. So if you like
the pictures posted here you might want to check those out.