July 15: Chipmunk Lake: Have never been here, but have seen it from the PCT. A new venture to a small lake just east of the PCT on the way toward Porcupine Lake. Some cross country hiking through open forest from the PCT to the lake. Wild flowers should be plentiful.
AD: ~7-8 miles THE: 6,590’ AEG: ~1,200’ PMP: Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 8:30 am.
July 22: Caldwell Lakes: Hike to two lovely small lakes below China Mtn. After the hike let’s gather at Barry & Joy’s home, at 9702 Burley Drive, Weed for a potluck. Bring your favorite dish or dessert to share.
AD: ~5+ miles. THE: ~5,800’. AEG: ~1,800’. PMP: Edgewood Junction T: 8:30 am.
July 29: Sky High & Frying Pan Lakes: Finally, a lake that looks like its name. Frying Pan that is! According to Ted, wild flowers should be plentiful. Due to the long drive and hike, let’s meet earlier.
AD: ~12+ miles THE: ~4,135’ AEG: ~1,800’ PMP: Ray’s Market, Ft. Jones T: 8:00 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: Distance to trailhead.