The Tahoe Rim Trail (“TRT”) is a 170-mile/275km National Recreation Trail that forms a loop around the Lake Tahoe Basin in the Sierra Nevada and Carson ranges of California and Nevada. The trail ranges in elevation from 6,240 feet at the outlet of Lake Tahoe to 10,338 feet at Relay Peak in Nevada. The TRT shares 56miles/90km of trail with the PCT in the Desolation Wilderness and Granite Chief Wilderness.
Daily Blog posts:
Day 1: Elevation hurts, Hail hurts more
Day 5: Goodbye Sierras Hello Carson Range