Aug 5: Deadfall Lakes/Mt. Eddy: Let’s enjoy this beautiful hike to the top of Mt. Eddy. For those wishing not to hike to the top of Mt. Eddy, can hike to one of the Deadfall Lakes to fish, swim or just relax.
AD: ~6-9 miles THE: ~6,200’ AEG: ~1,000’/2,800′ PMP: Edgewood Junction T: 8:30 am.
Aug 12: Russian & Waterdog Lakes: Let’s hike Russian Lake and Waterdog Lake from the South Russian trailhead up the long South Russian Creek Canyon.
AD: ~11 miles THE: 4,600′ AEG: ~2,500′ PMP: Bob’s Ranch House, Etna T: 8:30 am.
Aug 19: South Gate Meadows/Gray Butte: Hike from near the Old Ski Bowl site on Mt. Shasta to South Gate Meadows via the Gray Butte trail. Loop back to the trailhead via the Old Ski Bowl site.
AD: ~8 miles. THE: ~7,762’. AEG: ~1,200’. PMP: Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 8:30 am.
Aug 26: Big Duck Lake: A nice lake in the Russian Wilderness. You may wish to bring your fishing pole or swim suit and enjoy lovely Big Duck Lake. Those with more energy can hike to Little Duck Lake.
AD: ~9-10 miles. THE: ~4,400′ AEG: ~2,200′ PMP: Bob’s Ranch House, Etna T: 8:30 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.