Improvements Underway for Popular Tyrolean Downhill Trail
For those of you who enjoy a challenging mountain bike ride, or are looking for a new 'socially distanced' adventure, you will be pleased to read about the efforts underway to improve the popular Tyrolean Downhill trail.
Located just a short scenic drive east and north of our real estate and property management company in Incline Village is one of our favorite spots to get up and out and overlooking the Lake.
Thanks to the efforts of the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association, the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Incline Village General Improvement District, and the USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, this advanced mountain bike trail will be in better shape the next time you approach its varying terrain.
Through this blog, and forthcoming editions, we will be showcasing the numerous projects underway through the Tahoe Fund organization to improve our delicate environment throughout Lake Tahoe.
This first story appears on the TahoeFund.org website so if you want to read the entire edition, just click in here.
(Content insight courtesy of TahoeFund.org)
The Downhill Trail is a popular single-track mountain biking trail in Incline Village, but after fuel reduction operations in the area, the connector trail from Mt. Rose Highway at Tahoe Meadows to Tyrolean Downhill has been turned into a maze of eroded logging roads. Now that logging is completed, it is the perfect time to rebuild the degraded Upper Tyrolean Trail, and improve connectivity in the area.
The first phase of this project is to renovate 1.35 miles of Upper Tyrolian Trail into a flowy single-track with added jumps to create a unique, but safe place for riders to practice their skills. Phase two of this project will realign 0.4 miles of the Tyrolean Connector Trail off of an eroded dirt road between Upper Tyrolean and the Tahoe Rim Trail. This trail re-route will reduce mountain bike traffic on the Tahoe Rim Trail, while also offering beautiful panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, greatly improving the user experience for everyone.
Work is now underway thanks to a $45,000 grant through TahoeFund.org Stewardship Circle donors. To ensure this project is completed, we are looking to help our friends at TAMBA fill a $15,000 gap.