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High Altitude Training Center

High Altitude Training Center


Bring your team to beautiful Lake Tahoe to train at 6,237 feet above sea level at a full-service environment. At the Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness, optimize training sessions with the vast knowledge of internationally-acclaimed trainers and orthopedic professionals. In this unique setting, take advantage of high altitude training while also being able to quickly get to lower elevations for additional training.

Barton Performance is a full-service environment, providing athletes guidance in sports performance and sports medicine at 6,237 feet above sea level.

We take the guiding principles of power, speed, endurance, and agility to improve overall fitness and optimize play-time performance. Take advantage of certified Mental Performance Coaching to guide your athletes on how to get the most out of their physical abilities.

Join us for opportunities to come to Lake Tahoe for training and restoration opportunities with medical and coaching oversight, engage in coaching for coaches, and take advantage of the amenities offered at the Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness.

Coaching and Medical Expertise

Optimize training sessions with the vast knowledge of internationally-acclaimed trainers and orthopedic professionals.

  • Certified mental performance coaching
  • Coaching for speed, agility, and mobility
  • Injury risk reduction for hamstrings, knees, and ankles
  • Injury management for athletes recovering from and playing with injury
  • Endurance training using the Tahoe trail system
  • Learn how to climatize to high altitude rapidly for competitions
  • Access to Performance Therapists, Nutritionists, Acupuncturists, and Health Coaches

Amenities

Take advantage of the new, 26,000 sq. ft. Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness.

  • Conference rooms for education and mental performance coaching
  • State-of-the-art training facility including hot/cold pools
  • Access to analysis services such as the Alter-G Anti-Gravity
  • Treadmill, Laser Therapy, Functional Knee Testing, VO2 Max Testing, and more

Track & Field and Aquatics Facilities

In this unique setting, take advantage of high altitude training while also being able to quickly get to lower elevations for additional training.

  • South Lake Tahoe 6,237ft (1,901m)
  • Carson City 4,802ft (1,464m) – 40 minutes
  • Placerville 1,867ft (569m) – 70 minutes

Trails & Tracks

  • Cold Creek Trail – trail, 7.9 miles, 1,400 feet elevation gain, out & back
  • Flume Trail – trail, 12.8 miles, 1,420 feet elevation gain, point to point
  • Powerline Trail – trail, 6.3 miles, 538 feet elevation gain, loop
  • Pope Baldwin Bike Path – paved, 7.2 miles, 196 feet • elevation gain, out & back
  • South Lake Tahoe Bike Trail – paved, 11.0 miles, 305 feet elevation gain, loop
  • Lake Tahoe Boulevard Bike Trail to Meyers – paved, 10.6 miles, 341 feet elevation gain, out & back
  • Armstrong Pass – trail, 22.1 miles, 3,556 feet elevation gain, loop
  • Corral Trail – paved or trail option, 8.9 miles, 1,443ft elevation gain, out & back

Weather

  • On average, there are 249 sunny days annually in South Lake Tahoe
  • Outdoor training recommended April to October

Accommodation Options*

  • 2-star hotels – $40-$110/night (i.e. Budget Inn)
  • 3-star hotels – $75-$160/night (i.e. Lake Tahoe Resort)
  • 4-star hotels – $150-$250/night (i.e. Marriott Timber Lodge)
  • 2-4 person Airbnb – $40-$130/night
  • 4-8 person Airbnb – $75-$160/night
  • 8+ person Airbnb – $180-$350/night

*Averages only. May vary based-on time of year.


Email performance@bartonhealth.org for further information.