Overnight backpacking trip to Dardanelles Lake, from Carson Pass summit (CA Hwy 88) via sections of the Pacific Crest Trail and the Tahoe Rim Trail. Great trip and great weather.

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Statistics:

16.52 mi (7.15 mi uphill, 6.68 mi downhill, 2.62 mi flat)
~2300 ft total ascent – 12.5 % uphill grade, 38.9 % downhill grade
1 day 3:22:19 total time (7:37:34 moving, 19:44:45 stopped)
0:27:40 pace (2.2 mph average speed)
24.096 difficulty, 44.760 effort

GPX track file (full route)

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