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Echo Summit To Barker Pass, CA

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 32.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,386 feet
Elevation Gain 1,872 feet
Accumulated Gain 5,897 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 52.35
Interest Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
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Tahoe City to Brockway Summit TRT
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author avatar Guides 16,879
Routes 15,958
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
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Sun  6:48am - 5:41pm
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Hawley Grade National Recreation Trail
1.3 mi away
3.0 mi
1,000 ft
Christmas/Lake Valley Trail
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3.2 mi
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Pacific Crest Trail from Echo Lakes
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11.7 mi
1,900 ft
Tamarack and Ralston Lakes via Echo Lakes
1.5 mi away
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Echo Lake Rsrt to Donner Pass I-80 - PCT K
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Becker Peak Trail
1.7 mi away
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Lower and Upper Echo Lakes
2.0 mi away
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Big Meadow To Echo Summit TRT
2.4 mi away
17.7 mi
3,688 ft
Dardanelles and Round Lakes
2.5 mi away
8.4 mi
1,400 ft
Saxon Creek Trail
3.5 mi away
12.0 mi
2,925 ft
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Echo Summit To Barker Pass is a 32.7 mile one way hike with 5,897 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 79 miles east-northeast of Sacramento California. The trailhead is car accessible.

Overview: This is the most strenuous section of the Tahoe Rim Trail. No bicycles are allowed on this shared section with the Pacific Crest Trail.

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This is a difficult hike. It would be insane to attempt this entire hike without prior experience hiking.

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    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    West of South Lake Tahoe turn N off Hwy 50 0.5 mi W of Echo Summit and follow Echo Lake signs 1 mi to paved lot.
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