Tinker Knob

Truckee, California 96162

Tinker Knob

Tinker Knob Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Tinker Knob is one of the most delightful and rewarding day-hike destinations in the Tahoe region. The high volcanic ridge between Donner Pass and Squaw Valley offers splendid views of the northern Sierra, Lake Tahoe, the mountains and deserts of western Nevada, and miles and miles of wide-open wildflower pastures."

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Trail Information

Truckee
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
13.8
Distance
4,000 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
8 hours.
Duration
Late June through October.
Season
Tahoe National Forest, Truckee Ranger District; Squaw Valley Ski Corporation
Local Contacts
USGS Tahoe City, Granite Chief.
Local Maps

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