September 25 - 26, 2020

Ultra Trails Lake Tahoe

5001 Northstar Drive

Lake Tahoe, CA Vertical K, 100 Miler, 50 Miler, 50K, 25K

This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 26, 2020

25K Route

The 25K route will start in Northstar Village and head up Dog Bone to Karpiel to East Ridge to Mt. Pluto, along West ridge and down boondocks to Ritz-Carlton. Go back up Tell no Tales to over Lookout M. Take the backdoor and drop down to the backside, then up Iron Horse to Mt Pluto, 1800 feet of vert in 1.5 miles. Go back down to the Village the way you came up, vertical gain is about 5500 feet.

50K route.

UTLT50K will be 2 loops of the 25k course for around 11000 feet of gain.


SWAG items guaranteed if registered by September 10, 2022.
We will do our best to fill all orders with supply demands. These items must be ordered in advance.

100 mile and 100k Cancelled for 2022

Starting in the village at Northstar you will climb up ski runs and single track to the summit of Mount Pluto then drop down West Ridge to Boondocks trail then up the TNT, back down Washoe to Lookout Lodge. The climb up Lookout Mtn is 1700 feet in 1.1 miles! but that's only half of it. Dropping down the backside and finally up to Pluto again, 1800 feet in 1.25 miles: 6000 feet of vertical gain in the first 11 miles. Descend 2000 feet down to the Western States Trail until you reach the Tahoe Rim Trail. The TRT is a long rolling climb up Mount Watson around Lake Watson, across Hwy 267 at Brockway and continue up to Mount Baldy turn around at over 9000 feet. You will want a photo here. Go back on the TRT to Mt Watson Rd then Sawmill Flat Rd back into the village start/finish. Do it again for the 100 mile, for the 100k continue to Mt Pluto 2 times and then descend to the village finish. Incredible views, lung busting climbs and nearly 25000 feet of vertical gain for the 100 and 12,500 for the 50. 36 hour 100mi cutoff - 18 hour cutoff at the 50mi mark

Trail Work

All entrants in the 100 mile event are required to do 8 hours of trail work by Sept 24 2020. Volunteering at an event is not the same.

Event's current local time: 1:35 AM PT


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