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Address: Mt Tallac Road B trail head, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Superb Views

Gorgeous views for multiple places along the trail. We couldn't make it to the summit due to deep snow, up to three feet in places. Even if you only go 1 to 1 1/2 miles in you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Daphne, Alabama
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Daphne, Alabama
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Gorgeous views for multiple places along the trail. We couldn't make it to the summit due to deep snow, up to three feet in places. Even if you only go 1 to 1 1/2 miles in you will have some great views.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Its easily at least a half-day affair, but the views are worth it. Pace yourself as it gets steep near the top. Makes you feel like the king of the world and the hike through the lower elevations is gorgeous.

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Cupertino, Santa Clara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Been here several times when I used to live in South Tahoe. I almost forgot how amazing this place is. Nice moderate hike to the first lake on top. Takes about 3 miles. Prepare for a beautiful 3-4 hour hike. Great for kids, family and dog friendly

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Murphys, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The trails were nice just wish that more was open. It was mid week in the off season. Weather was beautiful and trail was busy. I do have to say that the people on bikes were pretty rude. Almost ran my kids over a few times.

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San Francisco, CA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It took our group most of the day to complete this beautiful hike but the views from the top are stunning. We went in early October and it was brisk, but sunny. We all definitely got a good workout in!

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Bern, Switzerland
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I hiked this trail in late October. The weather can change on a dime once you're above 8,000 feet, and I was caught In a snowstorm that obscured the view from the top of Mt. Tallac - and the trail. Luckily I'm an experienced hiker so I was fine, but be careful and hike this when there's no chance of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband went all the way to the top - and he said this was one of the toughest hikes ever but very rewarding. He loved it. I made it about 1/2km past Cathedral Lake and really enjoyed what I did and the views. It's a great trail. Well maintained but rocky so we strongly suggest hiking boots and poles.... More 

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Oxford
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When they say this trail is hard. It is not the distance or the length of the climb but the altitude. This hike goes up to over 9000 feet. Air is a bit short up there. Don't do it unless you are pretty fit or young or both.

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laconia, nh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Sand? Yup. Water? Yup EAGLES?? YUP!!! Anice walk in a gorgeous area, and some chance at spotting some pretty cool wildlife. Take the time to breathe deeply, relax and enjoy,

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very challenging hike but worth it. I think it was about 6 miles one way via the route we took. Awesome views and a rewarding summit!

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