Join the Siskiyou Wanderers for great hiking in Siskiyou County every Thursday. Here’s the April schedule:
April 1: Bunny Flat/Mt. Shasta: Since we were unable to do this earlier, let’s Cross Country Ski and/or Snowshoe from Bunny Flat to the Old Ski Bowl. Hikers can do North Lake Siskiyou Trail.
AD: 6 miles THE: 6,900′ AEG: 780′ PMP: Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 9:00 am.
April 8: Scarface Road: Walk the road on the west side of Shasta Valley w hike the high country remains blanketed with snow. Starting point depends on snow levels, hopefully we can start near the junction of Winters Gulch Rd. No host lunch at the Pizza Factory in Weed after the hike.
AD: 7-8 miles THE: 2,800′ AEG: 1,000′ PMP: Gazelle Grange T: 9:00 am.
April 15: French Creek/Miners Creek Loop: An enjoyable road hike located near Etna, passing ranch lands, creeks, and some forested areas. After the hike, let’s have dessert at Bob’s Ranch House.
AD: 6 miles THE: 2,850′ AEG: 600′ PMP: Bob’s Ranch House, Etna T: 9:00 am.
April 22: Diller Canyon Road: A new hike recommended by Suzanne and Igor. Hike from the end of Truck Village Drive near Black Butte and I-5 along a forest road east toward Diller Canyon through Pine Plantations.
AD: 9-10 miles THE: 3,940′ AEG: 900′ PMP: Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 9:00 am.
April 29: Pilot Rock: This is one of our favorite hikes each spring. Usually the flowers and views are great. You have choice of climbing the rock or walking the trail beyond the rock to have lunch. Bring your camera.
AD: 8+ miles THE: 4,700′ AEG: 1,000′ PMP: Yreka Mall T: 9:00 am.
Legend to the Schedule:
AD: Approximate round trip distance.
THE: Trailhead elevation.
AEG: Approximate elevation gain.
PMP: Principal meeting place.
T: Meeting time at PMP.
DDT: Drive Distance to Trailhead.