Here’s the June 2012 schedule for the Siskiyou Wanderers (reprinted with permission)Jun 7: Castle, Little Castle & Heart Lakes: Neil will point the way to these pristine alpine lakes. The Almanac says it’ll be sunny so bring your swimsuit on this one, just in case.
AD: 6 miles THE: 5900′ AEG: 1500′ PMP: Mt Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 9:00 am.
Jun 14: Black Butte: Randy will lead us on a steady climb of the talus slopes of this prominent peak with a promise of sweeping vistas, wind blown hair and a spaghetti potluck at the Zandona Villa. Please bring a dish to share.
AD: 5.2 miles THE: 4400′ AEG: 1850′ PMP: Mt Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 9:00 am.
Jun 21: North Gate: Suzanne and Igor will guide us from the North Gate trailhead towards the North Gate base camp on the, you guessed it, north side of Mt Shasta. You can expect panoramic views of Shasta Valley, vistas of towering glaciers, a dying forest of white bark pines, serenading Clark’s nutcrackers and dusty Forest Service roads.
AD: 6-10 miles THE: ‘ AEG: 2000-2400′ PMP: A-12/Hwy 97l T: 9:00 am.
Jun 28: Little Elk Lake: Ted will guide us to this pretty little lake in the Marble Mountains from Lover’s Camp trailhead. It’s been 8 years since our last visit. Not really a swimming lake, but you’ll need to bring your watershoes to ford Canyon Creek.
AD: 12 miles THE: 3300′ AEG: 800’ 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
For More Details…
Visit the Siskiyou Wanderers website here.
And There’s Also the Siskiyou Meanderers
These folks hike most Fridays. For more information contact Benita and Neal Clark at 926-2424.