The Kaspian Rim Trail on Lake Tahoe’s West shore is a continuation of TAMBA’s re-route of Stanford Rock Trail. An old maze of logging roads covers this area, however they weren’t built with recreation or sustainability in mind. The Kaspian Rim Trail reenvisions these old road alignments in to a multi-use singletrack trail along the rim of Blackwood Canyon with a stunning south facing panoramic views of Blackwood Canyon and the lake.
This 1.3 mile long trail connects Stanford Rock Trail (at the upper meadows) to Kaspian Rocks. Kaspian Rocks is a stunning volcanic cliff viewpoint overlooking Eagle Rock.
This project will create additional loops and ride/hike/run opportunities in the Stanford Rock area. It will also close a connection gap on the West Shore with a connection south to Blackwood Canyon.
When complete, this project will restore 2-2.5 miles of trail in the Stanford Rock Area along with a connection south to Blackwood Canyon.
Project Update: August 4, 2022
TAMBA volunteers reached a construction milestone. We have worked on approximately 1 mile of trail. The end is in sight! We have approximately 1,800 feet until the connection to Kaspian Rocks. With strong volunteer turnouts over the next few weeks, we can finish in time for the fall riding season!
Project Update: July 17, 2022
TAMBA hosted a successful Big Trail Day on Kaspian Rim. We had 19 hardworking volunteers worked on nearly 1,000 feet of trail, followed by beer, drinks, and BBQ at Kilner Park.
Project Update: June 26, 2022
TAMBA was honored to host the inaugural California Mountain Bike Coalition Trail Daze Event. We had nearly 30 volunteers from mountain bike advocacy organizations from all over California. We had bike advocates from as far away as Los Angeles come to Tahoe for this showcase event.