May 1 to October 31
for participating in the 2021
MOUNT SHASTA TRAIL CHALLENGE!
Thank you for choosing to participate in the Mount Shasta Trail Challenge!
Our goal is to provide inspiring outdoor experiences, advance appreciation of the beauty of the Mount Shasta area, and to assist in educating the public in environmentally sound stewardship.
The 2021 challenge kicks off on May 1. Click on the banner button above to download the Passport.
For information about local restaurants, activities, and lodging, visit the Discover Siskiyou website at discoversiskiyou.com.
Whether you are a hiker, biker or runner there is a truly special experience waiting for you in Siskiyou.
May 1, 2021 – October 31, 2021
GET YOUR PASSPORT
You can DOWNLOAD one right now and print it out at home.
PASSPORT TURN IN
On Instagram? Post a pic from each trail and tag @mtshastatrails.
DM us when you’ve completed the passport to claim your prize!
Otherwise click on Contact, and fill out the “Send Us An Email” boxes listing the trails you completed. Or, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the same.
Be one of the first 90 participants to complete at least six of the hikes and take part in two or more stewardship activities listed on page two of this passport before October 31, 2021, and win a Super Sparrow water bottle. Turn in your completed passport at the visitors center in Mount Shasta to claim your prize!
New this year: You can also win a cash gift certificate! When you complete a stewardship activity and email us a description of your stewardship task, your name will be added to our monthly stewardship drawings.
After each completion, your name will be added to our monthly stewardship drawings. Stewardship activities include: describe evidence of wildlife, notice new trail work, identify plants, understand the historical significance of an area and the impact of use, read signage, discover geological features, remove litter, sign up for a work day, or offer your special skills to MSTA.
Follow the Mt. Shasta Trail Challenge page on Facebook, and tag @seesiskiyou on Instagram for a chance for your photos to be featured on the official Instagram of Siskiyou.
In some cases, you will notice that the name of the linked to trail is different than the name on the Trail Challenge Passport, but the link takes you to the right place. Also, miles listed are round trip or for a loop. Please use your discretion and choose the most appropriate trail for your fitness level. Have fun!
Hike • Up to 5.6 miles • Easy to Moderate• No Dogs
Hike • 2 miles • Moderate
Horsecamp via Sand Flat
Hike • 5-1/2 miles • Moderate • No Dogs
Hike & Bike • 1 – 10 miles • Easy – Moderate
Lake Siskiyou Loop
Hike & Bike • 7 miles • Easy
Delta Bridges Were Installed May 18: Enjoy the full loop without wading!
Deadfall Lakes & Mt. Eddy
Hike • 5.6 to 10.4 miles • Easy, Moderate or Strenuous
McCloud River Falls
Hike • 4 miles • Easy to Moderate
Hike or Bike • 3-3/4 miles or more• Easy to Moderate
Segment 1: Hike or Bike • 6-1/2 miles • Moderate
Mount Shasta City Park
Hike • 1 mile • Easy
|Trail Type||Trail||Trailhead||LC (RT)||Difficulty||Suggested Stewardship Activity||Date Completed|
|Flume Trail||Castle Crags State Park||5.6 miles||Easy to Moderate||Historic site, observe wildlife|
|Castle Lake to Heart Lake||Mt. Shasta||2.2miles||Moderate||Notice new reroute, read signage|
|Horse Camp via Sand Flat||Mt. Shasta||3.2 miles||Moderate||Historic site, identify plants|
|Gateway||Mt. Shasta||6.85 miles||Moderate||Trail work, notice reroute|
|Lake Siskiyou Loop||Lake Siskiyou Resort||7 miles||Moderate||Read Signage, observe wildlife|
|Mt. Shasta||10 miles||Moderate to Difficult||Identify plants, observe Wildlife|
|McCloud River Falls||McCloud||3.5miles||Moderate||Historic Site, name geologic feature|
|Greenhorn Park||Yreka||3.5 miles||Moderate||Historic Site, observe wildlife|
|Sisson Callahan||Lower Sisson-Callahan TH||7 miles||Moderate to Difficult||Notice new rebuild, observe wildlife|
|City Park||Mount Shasta||2 miles||Easy||Name geologic feature|
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