Ellis Peak

Magnificent mountain trail west of Lake Tahoe.

Total Miles
18.5

Elevation

2631.93 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Moderate: Narrow, steep and rough in places. Suitable for stock highclearance 4x4 SUVs. Some tight brush.

Technical Rating

4

Access Description

Head south from Tahoe City on Hwy. 89. Turn right after 4.3 miles on Barker Pass Road. After 2.2 miles, continue straight on dirt road where pavement turns left. Staging area is hidden in trees on right in 0.45 miles.