Category Archives: East Shore

hikes near the East Shore of Lake Tahoe

Spooner Summit to Snow Valley Peak and Spooner Lake Loop – Tahoe Rim Trail

This was primarily an out-and-back hike on the Tahoe Rim Trail from Spooner Summit to the top of Snow Valley Peak, up a short spur trail from the TRT.  I extended the hike by going less than ½ mile past … Continue reading

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Tahoe Rim Trail: Kingsbury Grade to Spooner South

The section of the Tahoe Rim Trail between Kingsbury Grade and Spooner Summit is one of my favorites: it’s pretty, the trail is well-graded and not too rocky, and the panoramic views of Lake Tahoe from The Bench are breath-taking.  This … Continue reading

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Hobart Road to Spooner Summit North via Marlette Lake

This posting covers the second half of my hike, returning from the Hobart Road junction of the Tahoe Rim Trail to Spooner Summit via Marlette Lake and Spooner Lake.  This part of the hike included many photo-ops, thanks to great … Continue reading

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Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner North to Hobart Road

For this hike I had a somewhat ambitious plan.  The main objective was to hike to Marlette Lake, hoping that the famous fall colors would be near their peak.  A Tahoe area hiking group that I sometimes hike with had … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe area: Genoa Peak from the Tahoe Rim Trail

This hike was actually a side trip from a hike along the Tahoe Rim Trail from Kingsbury Grade (Daggett Pass) to Spooner Summit.  The TRT segment hike was a group hike, and I proposed the side trip because I’d heard that the … Continue reading

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Tahoe Rim Trail: Kingsbury North to Spooner South

This hike was special for two reasons: it was on one of my favorite segments of the Tahoe Rim Trail and it was a pleasant group hike.  The route was from the Kingsbury North trailhead near Daggett Pass to the Spooner … Continue reading

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