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South Lake Tahoe - Hiking


South Lake Tahoe offers seven hiking trails, all very different but each one is as exciting and challenging as the other. You have a choice of choosing between an easy, flat trail and other more strenuous ones which elevate up to 9735’ from sea level. For the novice (beginners?), Moraine and Angora Lakes Trails are the best choice since they are the easiest and flattest of all.

Miami, FL, September 26, 2006 --(PR.com)-- The Moraine Trail takes you through the forest along the shores of the strikingly beautiful Fallen Leaf Lake. The Angora Lakes Trail however is more popular for swimming and fishing.

The Tallac Historic Trail provides a peek into the past and an opportunity to explore the personalities, events and summer homes of turn-of-the century South Lake Tahoe landowners. The site can also be approached from the Lake of the Sky Trail which begins at the Lake Tahoe Visitor Center.

Echo Lakes Trail is 2.5 miles to 6 miles long depending upon the site you wish to hike up to. From the parking area of Lower Echo Lake it takes you up to Aloha, with the chance of stopping midway at  the north west corner of the Upper Echo , Tamarack, Lucille & Margery, and Lake of the Woods.

From Glen Alpine Trailhead you can hike to different sites such as Grass Lake, Suzie, Heather, Lake Aloha, Half Moon and Alta Morris and Tallac. The hike to Tallac is strenuous and goes up to 9735’.  On way to Lake Aloha is a small waterfall, a beautiful meadow and three alpine lakes.

Clark and Mt. Tallac Trails provide a good alternative for those fond of more arduous and adventurous hikes. Weaving through loose shale up a steep grade, the Clark Trail ends at Angora Lakes. Providing a spectacular view of the Fallen Leaf Lake, Lake Tahoe and Desolation Wilderness, the strenuous Mt. Tallac trail is worth the effort.  The first part of the trail up to Floating Island and Cathedral Lakes is moderate but beyond Cathedral Lake, the trail becomes steep and straining as it continues up the front fact of Mt. Tallac.

Before venturing on the strenuous hikes it would be advisable to check out what you need to carry along lest the absence of certain necessities pose a problem and spoil the adventure. Information regarding hikes and accommodation in South Lake Tahoe is easily accessible on the Net. To have a preview of what it is like to be on a South Lake Tahoe hike and book for accommodation visit http://www.rentalo.com , a site featured by the National Geographic as a Great Travel Site and listed by the New York Times as an Increasing Useful site.

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