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Echo Summit Trail Challenge 2013 ~ Results

  • Echo Summit Trail Challenge :- 5k, 10M, 20M, 50k, 50M
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Start Time
6:00 AM
Entry Fee
Lake Tahoe Winter Experience
21200 Highway 50
Twin Bridges, CA
Course Info
For fabulous trail running at a Higher Level check out this Event in El Dorado County.  The course is 75% single track, 20% dirt road, 5% pavement.  TCTRuns takes you to awesome high elevation in the Sierra where you can experience beautiful trails and spectacular views, plenty of sections for easy passing of runners.   All sections very runnable, some technical, tough sections with very steep, rocky terrain.  This is an extremely rewarding and challenging course. Always be prepared for rain, thundershowers and bring gear.  Temperatures could be cool in the morning.   ATTENTION it will be dark until start of event.  Event will start at first light.
Directions: Race Central is at Strawberry Lodge , Kyburz, CA and the race starts at the Lake Tahoe Winter Experience Parking lot located here. From Strawberry Lodge or Lovers Leap Campground take Highway 50 East approximately 15 minutes, 8.4 miles East from Strawberry Lodge. At Echo Summit turn right, into Adventure Mountain Snow Park parking lot. The event starts/finishes from the parking lot. Find the signs for Pacific Crest Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail.    If you are coming from the "Sierra at Tahoe" ski reort, take "Sierra at Tahoe" Rd to Hwy 50, turn right continue to drive East 2.8 miles to the Adventure Mountain Snow Park aka (Lake Tahoe Winter Experience) parking lot. Find Start & Finish area.   For travel on Highway 50 West, drive until reaching Echo Summit.  Turn left into Adventure Mountain Snow Park aka (Lake Tahoe Winter Experience) parking lot, find the signs for Pacific Crest Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail.  Event starts from the parking lot.
Other Info

Safty Concerns: Thunderstorms possible always in the Sierra. Be prepared. ATTENTION - The 50 mile, 50k, and 20 mile runners after running through campground will enter into Strawberry neighborhood.   PLEASE WATCH OUT FOR CARS!   After the campground Runners will be on PAVEMENT via Strawberry Court then Lane, and then onto 42mile tract resume on the DIRT.  Following that, on Packsaddle Pass Road, PAVEMENT again.  Although there should be very very little traffic, cars could be traveling both directions.   Please run on the shoulders.  Signs warning drivers "Runners on Road" will be posted and course monitors will be present.
Attention 50 milers. There is a new aid station for your part of the course.

There is a 13 and 12 hour cut-off. This means 7:30 pm. This will be enforced at the aid stations listed below. Sunset is at around 7:30 pm and daylight for another half hour to 45 minutes.


  • 2013 Results at: tctruns.com

  • 2012 Results at: tctruns.com


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