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Raymond Lake via Wet Meadows Trailhead

Markleeville, California

16.7 mi / 3106 ft gain

Twin Lake and Meadow Lake Trail

Markleeville, California

4.87 mi / 745 ft gain

Deadwood Peak and Upper Blue Lake

Markleeville, California

10.03 mi / 2093 ft gain

Mokelumne River to Deer Creek via Hermit Valley Trailhead

Arnold, California

3.91 mi / 499 ft gain

Kinney Lakes

Arnold, California

2.5 mi / 394 ft gain

Noble Lake Via Noble Canyon Trail

Alpine County, California

10.46 mi / 1781 ft gain

Backpack to Grouse Lake

Markleeville, California

4.7
12 mi / 1575 ft gain

Upper Kinney Lake Via PCT

Arnold, California

4.12 mi / 551 ft gain

Ebbetts Pass Trailhead to Raymond Lake

Arnold, California

10.2 mi / 1909 ft gain

Places to stay

Silver Creek

Alpine State Highway

Silver Creek

(Lake Alpine) Silver Valley Campground

Arnold, California

(Lake Alpine) Silver Valley Campground

(Lake Alpine)  Silver Tip Campground

Alpine State Highway

(Lake Alpine) Silver Tip Campground

Indian Creek Campground (Ca)

Markleeville, California

Indian Creek Campground (Ca)

Bear Valley Resort Glamping

Bear Valley, California

Bear Valley Resort Glamping

From $129 / night

Kit Carson Campground

Kit Carson Campground Road

Kit Carson Campground

Guides and stories

The Best Photography Locations near South Lake Tahoe

The Best Photography Locations near South Lake Tahoe

The Outbound Collective

Up High in Tahoe South: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake

Up High in Tahoe South: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake

Josiah Roe

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

The Outbound Collective

5 Amazing Adventures in Lake Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

5 Amazing Adventures in Lake Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

Josiah Roe

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Ryan Longnecker

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

Girls Who Hike

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