Spooner Summit to Kingsbury is a 12.53 mile one way hike with 1,684 feet elevation gain. Located 9 miles west-southwest of Carson City Nevada. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: This is the only section of the Tahoe Rim Trail that allows motor vehicles. 4 X 4, atv, motorcycle, snowmobiles, hiking and mountain biking is allowed any day of the week. There is a separate single track Tahoe Rim Trail that runs thru this section that allows only hikers and mountain bikers seven days a week.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.