Save the Date – December 1, 2015 – Giving Tuesday

by John Schuyler on November 15, 2015

The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become to be known as Giving Tuesday, a time for people to give something back to a charity or non-profit. The Trail Association is participating in the North State event being coordinated by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. The “giving window” will be from 6:00 AM to 6:PM on the 1st.  Here’s some links for more information:

Trail Association Page

Giving Tuesday Page


Special Trail Fund Established with the Shasta Regional Community Foundation

November 3, 2015

To help the Trail Association and its partners generate funding to implement the 100 Miles of Trails Campaign, a special fund has been established with the Shasta Regional Community Foundation.  Thanks to all of you that donated towards this exciting cause!  Click on the link below for the details: Special Fund

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Mt. Shasta Herald Article on Trail Dreams and Realities – October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015

The recent recording of 2 trail easements helps the Trail Association and its partners move closer to realizing their goals.  The first trail easement covers the Spring Hill Trail, and gives the popular urban hill climb permanent status.  The traffic circle at the base of Spring Hill has also been improved with a new sign – see picture […]

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Trail Association Helps Maintain Horse Camp Trail

September 14, 2015

A group of volunteers and Forest Service employees spent Thursday September 10th improving the heavily used foot trail from the Bunny Flat trailhead to Horse Camp and beyond. The effort was led by MSTA board member John Harch and USFS climbing ranger Nick Meyers. The work included the cleaning of existing waterbars, construction of new […]

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Mt. Shasta Herald Article on Trail Projects — September 2, 2015

September 6, 2015

If you missed it, the Mt. Shasta Herald contained an article last week in which board members of one of our key partner organizations — BikeShasta — described the status of a variety of trail projects.  Mentioned in the article are projects the Trail Association is working on, including the Shastice Bike Park, expansion of […]

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Donate to the Trail Association as you shop!

August 9, 2015

For those of you that shop online at the Amazon website, here’s a way to make a portion of your purchase a donation to the Mount Shasta Trail Association.  What a deal! Instead of logging on the the regular Amazon website, log on to the site and register the Mount Shasta Trail Association as your chosen charity. […]

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Deadfall Lakes and Mt. Eddy Hike — Saturday August 8, 2015

July 30, 2015

Mt. Eddy from Hammond Pond Once again, for the most amazing views, join the Mt. Shasta Trail Association on a day hike to pristine Deadfall Lakes and to the top of Mt. Eddy slated for Saturday, August 8th. This 10 mile roundtrip hike starts out gently on the Pacific Crest Trail to the multiple lakes […]

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New Mount Shasta Hiking Guide Released

July 22, 2015

Local trail hiker, trail documenter and outdoor photographer, Bubba Suess, has recently published a guidebook on trails in the Mount Shasta area.  A must have on any trail lover’s bookshelf! Check it out on Bubba’s website by clicking on the following link:  link Also, your bookshelf should already contain the two guides by John Soares, […]

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Hike to Squaw/South Gate Meadow — Saturday July 25, 2015

July 15, 2015

The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a 4.6 mile round-trip hike to Squaw/South Gate Meadow Saturday, July 25. The hike is moderate with a 400 foot elevation gain and a high point of 7900 feet. The Squaw/South Gate Meadow Trail is one of the most scenic and interesting trails on Mount Shasta. The […]

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Hike to Toad Lake and Porcupine Lake – Saturday July 11, 2015

June 25, 2015

For a beautiful lake destination hike, The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a 5 mile round trip hike to Toad Lake and Porcupine Lake in the Eddy Mountains Saturday, July 11th. To reach the trailhead, participants will be carpooling 11 miles on a gravel road. Initially, the hike is a moderate uphill […]

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