Purple, Iris, Carson Gap, Lake Tahoe Rim

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 15 December 2010

I always look for the Iris pads in the Carson Gap, even when they are not blooming.

Iris pads at the Carson Gap pump out beautiful blooms

Iris, Carson Gap, July 16, 2009

Trail Guide: Carson Gap in Summer

Carson Gap is the natural passage in and out of the ring of mountains making up the Tahoe Rim along it's Southeastern Bounds. It is also a natural division of our maps.

Echo Summit to the Carson Gap Topo Map

Carson Pass Region Topo Map.


Further information

Sierra Nevada Wildflowers


Pacific Bulb Society.



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