3.5 mile day hike. Views of Lake Tahoe. Entry into Desolation Wilderness Area
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Reno, NV|
|Convenient Center:||South Lake Tahoe|
Thanks to james Shellhammer for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 5 trip reports for Mount Tallac.
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- Log #20961 - by Emogene Marbut on Aug 20, 2007Apparently there are 3 trailheads - Glen Alpine Trailhead near Gilmore Lake (5.4 miles 3,300 ft of climb), the Cathedral Lake trailhead (we think near the Stanford camp on Fallen Leaf Lake), and the...
- Log #16773 - by
Morgan Brown on Jan 30, 2004Climbed it a few times, skied partway down NE bowl on my honeymoon in 2000.
- Log #16775 - by Craig Shaver on Oct 28, 2001Beautiful view, went to the summit with Darlene Schlange from South Shore. About 30 minute later a fifth grade class on a field trip from South Shore started gathering on the summit...I wish I had...
- Log #16776 - by Kimberly Kalkbrenner on Sep 27, 2001If your in the area this is a beautiful hike with a veiw of all of Lake Tahoe and also other lakes in desolation.
- Log #16777 - by james Shellhammer on Aug 21, 2001Great hike! Views of Lake Tahoe are incredible. Can be crowded trail but the views make it worthwhile. I use it as a warm-up for my bigger climbs. Gains about 3,000'