Star Lake via Tahoe Rim Trail

based on 235 tracks & routes #10 hike out of 279 in
15.7 mi
8 hrs 31 min
1,914 ft
Elev Gain


This is a difficult one way trail utilizes the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) in Lake Tahoe Basin. This trail takes you past the Heavenly Mountain Resort where you start along the TRT and walk under the chairlifts. The single track trail takes you along the ridges and through the forest to Star Lake, a high alpine lake in the Tahoe, via Monument Pass. Make sure your bring plenty of water and treat any water before drinking. Great camping at Star Lake, note that the outlet of the lake can be cluttered with logs.

This trail goes by Star Lake and you can detour to East Peak Lake.

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Getting Started

Parking is available at the Stagecoach Parking lot of the Heavenly ski resort

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