We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Donner Pass to Squaw Valley on the Pacific Crest Trail

Classic North Tahoe hike along the crest of the Sierra Nevada
id_564457
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 17.5 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview:  Because much of the hike is pretty high elevation you have to wait until the summer to allow the snow to melt.

There are a few... more »

Tips:  This is a pretty big hike. Bring lots of food and water. I brought a full 100 oz Camelbak plus a 32 oz Platypus bladder that I had... more »

Take this guide with you!

Save to mobile
Get this guide & thousands of others on your mobile phone
EveryTrail guides are created by travelers like you.
  1. 1. Download the EveryTrail app from the App Store
  2. 2. Search for the Donner Pass to Squaw Valley on the Pacific Crest Trail guide
  3. 3. Enjoy your self-guided tour
Get the app