Whitney Falls Trail Update

by John Schuyler on November 19, 2014

If you’re not a follower of Bubba Suess’s website — Hike Mt. Shasta — you should be!  He recently posted a very informative blog on the trials and tribulations of the Whitney Falls Trail, which the Trail Association worked on last spring (link).  See the link below for his posting and be sure to sign up to follow his blog:

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Land Purchased for Greenway Project

November 14, 2014

Here’s the text of a recently issued news release that generated an article in the November 12th edition of the Herald: A consortium of partners is happy to announce the finalization of the purchase of a key piece of land along the proposed Mount Shasta Greenway. The 5-acre property, located at the end of Kingston […]

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New Kiosk Sign for Spring Hill Trail

October 29, 2014

The Trail Association is happy to announce that the Spring Hill Trail is now graced by a kiosk with an interpretive sign.  The sign features information about the trail, plus a map and a description of the geology of Spring Hill.  The background is a photograph by Mike Hupp.  This trail is a great short […]

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Support the Great Shasta Rail Trail — Bike-toberfest October 11, 2014

October 1, 2014

Here’s a chance to have some fun while supporting the rails-to-trail conveersion of the old McCloud River Railroad to the Great Shasta Rail Trail.  McCloud’s Bike-toberfest will take place on Saturday October 11th with a variety of bike rides and other events.  Click below for more information: link

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New Railings on River Trail Bridge at Castle Crags State Park

September 26, 2014

Recently a group of Trail Association volunteers, led by Mark Telegin, replaced the  wood railings on the River Trail foot bridge over the Sacramento River in Castle Crags State Park.  The old railings were in terrible shape and posed a safety hazard, in addition to not portraying the desired park image.  To remedy this situation, the Trail […]

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Mossbrae Falls Update on JPR — September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

In case you didn’t catch it, there was a news piece on our local public radio about Mossbrae Falls.  The Trail Association is engaged with other parties, including the City of Dunsmuir and Union Pacific Railroad in trying to secure legal and safe access to this beautiful waterfall.  Here’s the link: link Mossbrae Falls courtesy […]

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Hike Clear Creek Trail — Saturday September 13, 2014

September 4, 2014

Photo by Bubba Suess   On Saturday September 13, the Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a moderate 4 mile round trip hike along Mud Creek Canyon to Clear Creek on the southeast side of Mt. Shasta. There is a steady 2,100 foot elevation gain starting at 6,500 feet in an old growth […]

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Mount Shasta Greenway Update

August 29, 2014

On August 25th Joe Wirth and Greg Messer of the Trail Association presented an update on the Mount Shasta Greenway Project to the City Council.  Below is a link to the slide presentation, that contains up-to-date maps, project status, future phases, a possible transition of the oversight organization, and other information: Mount Shasta_Greenway Project_v4       […]

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Hike to Gray Butte — Saturday August 16, 2014

August 13, 2014

Photo From Cole’s Trail Tales The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a most astoundingly scenic, and moderate hike to Gray Butte on Mt Shasta Saturday, August 16th. The 3.4 round-trip trail beginning in Panther Meadow passes through old growth red fir forest, meadows and one of the finest hemlock forests in Northern […]

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Hike to Deadfall Lakes and Mt. Eddy — Saturday August 2, 2014

July 30, 2014

For the most amazing views, join the Mt. Shasta Trail Association on a day hike to the pristine Deadfall Lakes and to the top of Mt. Eddy.  This hike is slated for Saturday, August 2. This 10 mile roundtrip hike starts out gently on the Pacific Crest Trail to the multiple lakes and then becomes […]

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