Level: Intermediate
Length: 13 mi (20.9 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: -
Total: 6 riders

Mountain Biking Hawk's Peak Climb

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#469 of 1,005 mountain bike trails in California
#5,744 in the world

Trails are nicely maintained and comfortable fire trails within Tahoe Donner. Do not be fooled by the easy
maps presented, as these rides can get hard in some spots. Combined with altitude and changing weather
conditions, try and always plan ahead. Climb into final portion of Hawk's peak trail is singletrack and technical
and walking may be the best option at high altitude.

First added by SkidMD on May 28, 2009. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Start in Tahoe Donner. Upper Alder Creek Picnic Area is fine or just leave from house if staying in Tahoe
Donner and pick up the route. Ride counter-clockwise. Climb up to Hawk's Peak at 9000ft. Bring wind gear
as it can get cold from the wind and sunglasses. Technical climbing at top of Hawk's Peak on hard rock.

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