Trail Guide Updates

by John Schuyler on May 26, 2015

If you’re a regular visitor to the Mount Shasta Trail Association website, you know that we include guides to many of the trails in our area. Recently, due to the volunteer efforts of Roger Tuan of Wholesale Solar, the process of updating these guides has begun.  Roger is adding better maps, an elevation profile, and satellite imagery.  Check out the improvements to the guide for the Black Butte Trail:



McCloud Falls Hike — Saturday May 16, 2015

May 8, 2015

              The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a four-mile round-trip hike to see the McCloud River waterfalls on Saturday May 16th. Hikers will meet at 111 Morgan Way in front of the Best Western Tree House at 9:00 am. Participants will then form carpools to travel […]

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Sacramento River Trail Hike – Saturday May 2, 2015

April 25, 2015

The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on the first hike of the season Saturday, May 2nd along the Sacramento River Trail. This gentle 5 mile round-trip hike will start outside of Castle Crags Park in Castella, go through a tunnel under the railroad tracks, cross over the river via a suspension foot bridge […]

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Successful Earth Day Work Event at Castle Crags State Park

April 20, 2015

This past Saturday — April 18th — the Trail Association hosted a very successful work day at Castle Crags State Park.  The group of volunteers dragged slash out of the woods, operated a chipper to treat the slash, improved drainage on trails leading to and from the campfire center, applied decomposed granite on the same […]

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Help Beautify Mount Shasta — Trash Cleanup Day Wednesday April 22, 2015

April 16, 2015

The Trail Association will be participating in a trash cleanup event on the Lake Street Overpass to I-5 on Wednesday April 22nd.  We will meet at the closed restaurant (formerly Perkos) on Morgan Way just West of Burger King  at 9:00 AM, as there is good parking there.  Volunteers need to bring gloves while trash bags […]

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Earth Day Volunteer Opportunity at Castle Crags SP — Saturday April 18, 2015

March 16, 2015
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Neil Jacobs Joins Board of Directors

March 12, 2015

                            The Mount Shasta Trail Association is very happy to add Neil Jacobs to its Board of Directors.  Neil grew up in southern California – specifically, the LA County area.  Neil took two years of art at a community college, before landing […]

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100 Miles of Trail Campaign — Double Your Donation

March 6, 2015

For the month of March, the Mount Shasta Trail Association will match your donations up to $10,000 towards the 100 Miles of Trails Campaign and use your donation to open a special fund with the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. Help MSTA build 100 miles of new multi-use trail in our area.  You can mail a […]

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Our Community Treasure: The Lake Siskiyou Trail — Guest Opinion by Joe Wirth

February 19, 2015

The following was published in the February 18, 2015 edition of the Mt. Shasta Herald newspaper as a guest opinion. The spring-like temperatures and sunshine last Saturday afternoon provided my wife and me with the perfect opportunity for a walk on the Lake Siskiyou Trail. Apparently others felt the same urge, since we met up […]

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Save The Date — Annual Members Meeting Wednesday March 4, 2015

February 8, 2015

The Trail Association’s board of directors will hold its annual members meeting on Wednesday March 4, 2015.   The meeting, to be held at the Sisson Museum, will provide an update of accomplishments made in 2014, plus an idea of upcoming projects and events in 2015.  Doors will open at 6:00 PM, with refreshments and beverages […]

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