Here’s the August, 2011 hiking schedule for the Siskiyou Wanderers (reprinted with permission):
Aug 4: East Boulder Lake Hike & Backpack Camp-out: It’s a short hike (2.5 mi w/ elevation gain) into East Boulder where you have the choice to hang out and relax, fish, set up camp or hike another 2.5 miles (one way) to either Mill Creek Lake or Marshey Lake for the days hike. Campers will stay a night or two. Please coordinate w/ Leslie for the backpacking.
AD: 5+miles THE: 5750′ AEG: 2100′ PMP: Callahan T: 8:30 am.
Aug 11: Deadfall Lakes & Mt Eddy: The switchbacks to the summit have a surprising amount of flowers. The view from the top is spectacular! Bring your swimsuit (or not) for a dip in one of the lakes on the way back.
AD: 10 miles THE: 6200′ AEG: 2800′ PMP: Edgewood Junction T: 8:30 am.
Aug 18: Paynes Lake & Alberts Lake: Hike south along PCT from Etna Summit to these two fine lakes. There is some cross county to Albert Lake.
AD: 10 miles THE: 5900′ AEG: 1500′ PMP: Etna, Bob’s Ranch House T: 8:30 am.
Aug 25: Castle Lake & Heart Lake: Enjoy the trek to a peak above Castle & Heart Lakes to a wonderful overlook of Castle Crags. Those wishing to hike a little more can include Little Castle Lake as well.
AD: 6+ miles THE: 5900′ AEG: 1500′ PMP: Mt Shasta Fish Hatchery 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: Drive Distance to Trailhead.
And There’s Also the Siskiyou Meanderers
These folks hike most Fridays. For more information contact Benita and Neal Clark at 926-2424.