Mt. Tallac - Hiking
Mt. Tallac is one of the most popular and rewarding summits in the Tahoe region, and features breathtaking panoramic views.
This is a 4.5-mile steep hike to the summit making it a challenging nine-mile round trip.
Destination Distance From Downtown
This is a strenuous 9 mile hike that gains 3,300 feet in elevation and is mostly sun exposed.
Time To Complete
There is risk of snowfields and dangerous conditions in spring and early summer. With the hike being mostly sun exposed it can get hot in the summer, so be sure to bring plenty of water.
The sharp rocks along the trails are not good for your dog's paws. Leave the pup at home for this one.
Day hikers are required to fill out a free day-use permit at the trailhead. There are strict regulations for camping in the area.