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<div><b>Brockway Summit to Tahoe City on the Tahoe Rim Trail: Mountain Bike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>20.2 miles (point-to-point) </div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty </b></div><div>Hard</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>A Tahoe Rim Trail classic, this 20-mile section of trail includes some great cross-country riding, sustained climbs and long, fun descents. Stop for a breather at Watson Lake, enjoy wildflowers in high meadows and huge views of Lake Tahoe along the way.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Park near the top of Brockway Summit at the Tahoe Rim Trail trailhead and pedal west. The trail eventually ends right in Tahoe City behind the golf course.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company</div>
<div><b>Tyrolean Downhill: Mountain</b></div><div><b>Bike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>3.7 miles </div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate/Easy</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Enjoy nearly 2,000 vertical feet of descent with almost no pedaling. The more serious mountain biker will find berms and jumps mixed in for fast, fluid riding. Trail ends at Diamond Peak Ski Resort.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Mt.Rose Highway near Mt. Rose Meadows (shuttle required)</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Mountain High Sandwich Company</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Mountain bike trail near Incline Village, Nevada
<div><b>Crystal Bay Fire Lookout: Hike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Mileage</b></div><div>1 mile </div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Easy </div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Behind the Tahoe Biltmore Casino in Crystal Bay, this easy half-mile hike offers an incredible bang-for-your-buck in terms of Tahoe views. The uphill hike is easy on a wide road that leads directly to the lookout and panoramic Tahoe views.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Turn onto Reservoir Rd. just northeast of the Tahoe Biltmore Casino and then turn right on Lakeview Rd. The trailhead is about a half mile up Lakeview Rd. on your left.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop:</b></div><div>Tahoe Central Market </div> Video courtesy of Bourns Productions Subscribe to us on YouTube? CONNECT WITH NORTH LAKE TAHOE Web: Facebook: htt...
<div><b>Brockway Summit to Picnic Rock: Hike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>3 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>The Tahoe Rim Trail east of Brockway Summit offers a series of spectacular views. The first and easiest to reach is Picnic Rock, off of a left-hand spur trail about 1.2 miles into the hike. Stronger hikers can continue on toward Martis Peak and Mount Baldy for a series of increasingly panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Carson Range. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Backyard Bar and BBQ, the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Tahoe City to Brockway
<div><b>Stanford Rock Trail: Hike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>12 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate/Hard</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>This challenging loop offers up stunning views of Twin Peaks, Lake Tahoe and Granite Chief Wilderness. Walk through majestic meadows of blooming wildflowers, hike by waterfalls and enjoy a section of the Tahoe Rim Trail. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Ward Canyon Rd. trailhead is unmarked pull-out, but hikers can simply use the Tahoe Rim Trail trailhead and hike the trail in reverse.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Sunnyside Resort and Lodge</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Twin Peaks-Stanford Peak loop hike : : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering
<div><b>Homewood to Meeks Bay and Back: Kayak/Paddleboard</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>9.5 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate </div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>This slice of the West Shore showcases everything from wooded shorelines to sandy beaches. Paddle south from Homewood until you reach the crescent beaches of Meeks Bay, where you can hop off the paddleboard for a rest or a swim. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Public beaches just north of Homewood</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>West Shore Cafe</div>
<div><b>Sand Harbor to Thunderbird Lodge Loop: Kayak/Paddelboard</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>5 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Experience some of the most dramatic of the East Shore’s stunning scenery with a peek into one of the most alluring stories Tahoe has to offer. Sand Harbor’s crystalline water gives way to hidden coves, until you reach the iconic Thunderbird Lodge, a palatial estate built by eccentric playboy George Whittell Jr. Whittell’s penchant for all-night poker parties, animals like Mingo the Elephant and fast boats and cars, made him a legend around the lake.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Sand Harbor</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b> Cutthroat’s Saloon</div>
<div><b>Incline Village (Hyatt) to Speedboat Beach Loop: Kayak/Paddleboard</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>9 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Paddle by the CalNeva, the legendary stateline casino once owned by Frank Sinatra on your way to Speedboat Beach, a hidden and secluded sandy cove studded with boulders on the west-facing side of Crystal Bay. Choose between b-lining it out across open water to Speedboat Beach or hugging the shoreline for a longer, but more leisurely, route. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Many Incline Village beaches are private and only accessible to Incline Village homeowners. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe guests can launch from the property. Other paddleboarders can launch from the Hidden Beach area just east of Incline Village. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Pier 111</div> Video courtesy of Bourns Productions Subscribe to us on YouTube? CONNECT WITH NORTH LAKE TAHOE Web: Facebook: htt...
<div><b>Squaw Valley to Tahoe City Loop: Road Bike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>11 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Easy</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Perfect for the entire family or leisurely ride, this ride stays on the bike trail all the way to Tahoe City. From Squaw Valley, descend to the Truckee River and follow the bike path up the Truckee River to Lake Tahoe.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Squaw Valley</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Rocker@Squaw, Squaw Valley</div>
<div><b>Rocker@Squaw</b></div><div><br></div><div>After the roundtrip bike ride, walk through the Village at Squaw Valley to Rocker, a bar themed for the extreme skiers that put Squaw Valley on the map. The indoor/outdoor seating lets you sip your beer in the shadow of the legendary ski terrain of KT-22, or at the bar. If you have really worked up an appetite, try the GNAR burger, a four-pound beast of a burger that will require the help of a couple friends to tackle.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>1880 Village South Road Olympic Valley, CA 96146 (530) 584-6080</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Bike Ride Squaw Valley to Tahoe City</div> Cold beers, kickin' cocktails, and belly satisfying food
<div><b>Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co. </b> Take a seat at Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company in Tahoe City’s Cobblestone Center and re-fuel with a hand-crafted pale ale or IPA and a burger, sandwich or some appetizers. Tahoe Mountain Brewing’s Hop Song IPA has become a local favorite and is a perfect way to wet your whistle after hours on the trail. <b>Info: </b>475 N. Lake Boulevard Tahoe City, CA 96145 (530) 581-HOPS (4677) <b> Suggested Ale Trail activity: </b>Hiking at Brockway Summit</div> Our tasting room and brewery are now closed, but please stay tuned for more info on the opening of the CB White House in old town Truckee!
<div><b>Backyard Bar &amp; BBQ, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe</b></div><div><br></div><div>An outdoor setting, buckets of beer and some finger-licking barbecue make the Backyard Bar and BBQ (The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe) the perfect place to unwind after a day on the trail.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Ct Truckee, CA 96161 (530) 562-3000</div> Experience The Ritz-Carlton luxury hotels and resorts that craft unforgettable travel experiences inthe world's top destinations.
<div><b>Cutthroat's Saloon</b></div><div>Cutthroat’s Saloon is the Hyatt Regency’s Western-style saloon. Step into the cool, wood interior after a day in the sun and sip a cocktail, order some hot wings, sliders or a Kobe beef burger.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>111 Country Club Dr Incline Village, NV 89451 (775) 832-1234 </div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Paddleboard or Kayak between Sand Harbor and Thunderbird Lodge </div> Enjoy lakeside dining, locally sourced food, decadent breakfast buffet, and delicious cocktails at our Incline Village restaurants and bars in Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe.
<div><b>Tunnel Creek Station </b></div><div>Tunnel Creek Cafe is a true trail’s-end tavern. Dismount from your bike on the front steps of the café after the Tunnel Creek downhill and select from a wide array of beer, wine, smoothies and sandwiches. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>1115 Tunnel Creek Rd. Suite A Incline Village, NV (775) 298-2502</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggest Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Mountain Biking the Flume Trail</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Tunnel Creek Cafe
<div><b>Pier 111 Hyatt</b></div><div>Pier 111’s setting is perhaps the most unique in Tahoe. On a pier jutting out into the lake, patrons can drink a cocktail or a beer surrounded on all sides by the lake’s gin-clear waters.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>111 Country Club Dr Incline Village, NV 89451 (775) 832-1234</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Paddleboard or Kayak Lake Tahoe's East Shore</div> Enjoy lakeside dining, locally sourced food, decadent breakfast buffet, and delicious cocktails at our Incline Village restaurants and bars in Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe.
<div><b>Bite</b></div><div>Is an American tapas restaurant with a wide selection of beer, including German Pilsners, Black Lagers and IPAs. Try some of their inventive appetizers, like the BLT (Bacon, Lobster, Tomato) or the house-cut sweet potato fries.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>907 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451</div><div>(775) 831-1000</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Mt. Rose Loop</div><div><br></div> Restaurant & Bar in Incline Village, North Lake Tahoe
<div><b>Mountain High Sandwich Company</b></div><div><br></div><div>Mountain High Sandwich Co. is an all-natural gourmet deli, emphasizing fresh, healthy whole foods in a casual, friendly environment. The menu features vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, unique sandwiches, soups, sweets, and a variety of beers (+ kombucha) on tap.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>120 Country Club Drive Ste. 28 Incline Village, NV (775) 298-2636</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Activity</b></div><div>Mt. Rose Summit out and Back</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Mountain High Sandwich Company | Mountain High Sandwich Company - Lake Tahoe's Best Deli and Sandwich Shop
<div><b>Tahoe Central Market </b></div><div>Dine in or take-out, Tahoe Central Market provides Kings Beach with fresh, local, organic produce along with a gourmet deli, daily soup menu, juice bar, and an exceptional selection of beer and wine. Bottles and cans are sold individually to make mix and matching fun for your whole group. Sit inside, outside, or take to-go items to the beach for a picnic. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>8487 North Tahoe Blvd. Kings Beach, CA 96143 (530) 546-8344</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Activity</b></div><div>Crystal Bay Stateline Fire Lookout</div><div><br></div> The freshest, local, organic produce and dairy, a gourmet deli and juice bar, exceptional beer and wine - 8487 North Lake Blvd. Kings Beach (530) 546-8344
<div><b>Jason's Beachside Grille</b></div><div>Take a seat at Jason's Sand Bar for lake-view dining, food and cocktails. The Kings Beach restaurant is famous for its selection of appetizers and fully-stocked salad bar. Grab your family after a hike for plenty of family-friendly food or refuel after a day's activity with a round trip plate to the salad bar.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>8338 N Lake Blvd Kings Beach, CA 96143 (530) 546-3315</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity </b>Tahoe Triangle</div> Jason's Beachside Grille | Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe CA
<div><b>Flume Trail: Mountain Biking</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>14 miles </div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>This ride requires a shuttle. Park one car at Tunnel Creek Café or use the Flume Trail Bikes shuttle from Tunnel Creek Café. From Spooner Lake, climb the North Canyon fire road to Marlette Lake. Then ride 4.5 miles of singletrack overlooking the best views in Tahoe on the Flume Trail until you reach Tunnel Creek, a sandy, fast fire road descent back to Tunnel Creek Café.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Tunnel Creek Café (for shuttle to Spooner Lake)</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Tunnel Creek Cafe</div> Video courtesy of Bourns Productions Subscribe to us on YouTube? CONNECT WITH NORTH LAKE TAHOE Web: Facebook: htt...
<div><b>Mt. Rose Summit Loop: Road Bike</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>22 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate/Hard</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Take on one of the most quad-withering climbs in Tahoe, topping out to the highest pass around Lake Tahoe. You will be rewarded with epic views, the high alpine wildflowers at Tahoe Meadows and a fast and fun descent</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Incline Village</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Bite</div> Video courtesy of Bourns Productions Subscribe to us on YouTube? CONNECT WITH NORTH LAKE TAHOE Web: Facebook: htt...
<div><b>Alibi Ale Works</b></div><div>Alibi Ale Works, North Tahoe's newest brewery, aims to keep taste buds intrigued with diverse and interesting flavors. The tap room features numerous beers including a balanced line-up of traditional European styles, fresh interpretations of hop-forward American beers, and innovative one-offs. Grab a frosty pint and head out to the beer garden with your pup for some live music and chatting with locals.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info:</b>204 E Enterprise St</div><div>Incline Village, NV 89451</div><div>(775) 298-7001</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail activity</b></div><div>Adventure and a Brew, hosted by the Tahoe Adventure Company</div><div><br></div><div>Brew Tours: North Shore Afternoon Tour</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
<div><b>Shirley Canyon</b></div><div>Hike</div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>4 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Moderate</div><div><br></div><div>Follow blue blazes and Shirley Creek up over boulders and past scenic waterfalls 2.5 miles to Shirley Lake. From here you can either turn around and head to PlumpJack for a cold beverage, or keep climbing 1 mile to High Camp where you can take the Cable Car tram down for free (please note: tram is seasonal, please check schedule).</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Stop:</b></div><div>PlumpJack, Squaw Valley</div> Bring your four-legged friend along on your next Tahoe Ale Trail adventure. A hike in Squaw Valley is only complete with a beer at Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn...
<div><b>Northstar Mountain Bike Park </b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance/Difficulty</b></div><div>Varies by trail (beginner to advanced)</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Northstar California has everything you need for summer + fall mountain and road biking adventures. From beginner to advanced cross country and free-ride mountain biking trails, lift access, bike rentals and bike shop services, you can find it at Northstar’s Mountain Bike Park. Keep an eye out for summer 2017 lift tickets and passes; the Northstar Bike Academy offers lessons and clinics. Mountain bike rentals are offered in the village along with bike sales and services. Pumps on pedals is a crew of women mountain bike riders of all ages and ability levels. Evening rides are each Friday from 5pm-7pm starting in June.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail stop</b></div><div>Rubicon Pizza</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Hit the Tahoe Ale Trail on your mountain bike this fall and end your ride with a stop at Rubicon Pizza: Subscribe to us on YouTube? http...
<div><b>PlumpJack </b></div><div>The elegantly charming PlumpJack Café offers lunch and dinner, cocktails and seasonal draft beers. This pet-friendly North Shore staple is a favorite among locals and guests for it’s spanning outdoor patio, brilliantly chic bar, and menu options to please any palate. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>1920 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146</div><div>(530) 583-1576</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Activity</b></div><div>Shirley Canyon Hike </div><div><br></div><div><br></div> PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, located steps from Squaw Valley Resort, provides a resort experience like none other in North Lake Tahoe. Book online today!
<div><b>Rubicon Pizza</b></div><div>Specializing in California styled pizza dishes, pasta and signature salads, this dining experience is perfect for families and groups. Located in the heart of Northstar Village, seasonal draft beers are poured in 32 oz. Mason Jars, pitchers and pints. Enjoy patio and indoor dining. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>6001 Northstar Dr. Suite 6105Truckee, California 96161 (530) 562-2199</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Activity </b>Northstar Mountain Bike Park </div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Pizza and Italian food at Northstar, Lake Tahoe, California
<div><b>West Shore Market &amp; Deli</b></div><div>Located on the bike path and across the street from the beach, the West Shore Market &amp; Deli is a perfect place to enjoy fresh deli sandwiches and salads, gelato, a variety of beers on draft or sold individually by bottle/can for those who want a to-go option. Complete with a wine cellar and nightly dinner specials, this locally owned market features lots of local goods.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Info</b></div><div>1780 W. Lake Blvd Sunnyside, CA 96145 (530) 584-2475</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Activity </b>Homewood to Meeks Bay and Back</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Lake Tahoe's premiere lakeside dining experience and special event venue. Dine and stay on the beautiful shores of Tahoe at the West Shore Cafe.
<div><b>Brew Tours: North Shore Afternoon Tour</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>Truckee to North Lake Tahoe </div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>The hardest part of this tour will be getting in and out of the van!</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>The afternoon tour visits historic downtown Truckee, CA and traverses the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Tours include a variety of brews and behind the scenes looks into the brewing process from a few of the best brewers of the Eastern Sierra.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Tour Time</b></div><div>1pm-5:30pm or 1:30pm-6pm</div><div><br></div><div><b>Cost</b></div><div>$85 per person, includes beer + appetizers </div> Tahoe Brew Tours is your key to the ultimate Tahoe Ale Trail experience. Learn more about local breweries here: Subscribe to us on YouTu...
<div><b>Adventure and a Brew, hosted by the Tahoe Adventure Company</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Location</b></div><div>Tahoe Vista &amp; Incline Village</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Easy</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>Choose between Kayak or SUP and an experienced guide from Tahoe Adventure Company will take groups out to the crystal clear waters of North Lake Tahoe to learn about the natural and human history of the region. Immediately following is a behind the scenes brewery tour at Alibi Ale Works. With a beer in hand, guests will learn about the brewing process and sample a variety of flavors.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Suggested Ale Trail Stop</b></div><div>Abili</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> Kayak along the Tahoe Ale Trail and reward yourself with a cold one from Alibi Ale Works: Subscribe to us on YouTube?
<div><b>The Tahoe Triangle</b></div><div>(Kings Beach to Tahoe City to Truckee and Back to Kings Beach) </div><div><br></div><div><b>Distance</b></div><div>36 miles</div><div><br></div><div><b>Difficulty</b></div><div>Hard</div><div><br></div><div><b>Description</b></div><div>This classic Tahoe road ride is not for the faint of heart. Start in Kings Beach and warm up with a pedal along the lake to Tahoe City. Turn north to Truckee, and then cap the ride with a long, steep climb up Brockway Summit. You will be rewarded with a fast descent to Kings Beach and the end of the ride.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Trailhead</b></div><div>Kings Beach</div><div><br></div><div><b>Bar</b></div><div>Jason's Beachside Grille</div> Plan the perfect Lake Tahoe vacation. Find hotels, events, detailed area information and many things to do around Lake Tahoe. Call 888-434-1262 Travel Nevada - Find Nevada vacations, hotels, events, attractions, road trips, and things to do in Nevada. From the snow-capped mountains of Lake Tahoe to the casino tables in Las Vegas, the official travel, tourims & visitor information for the state of Nevada has all you need for your next trip.

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