What? : This hike will take you into Desolation Wilderness and to Susie Lake. From the Glen Alpine Trailhead to Susie Lake, it is 4 miles hike, most of it is upward with about 1,400ft of elevation gain (overall 8 miles hike of out and back hike).
Where? : Starting at the Glen Alpine trailhead: To get to the trailhead, drive to Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe, drive past the summer homes and marina until you reach a small firehouse on the left side of the road. Keep driving up the single lane road until the end of this road, here, near Lily Lake, you will see the trailhead board and parking lot.
When? : The trail get cleared from snow at late spring so the preferred season to hike here is at summer and fall.
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