Sept 2: Long Gulch/Trail Gulch Lake Loop: Hike from Carter Mdws area to Long Gulch Lake, then over the crest and back down to Trail Gulch Lake, finishing a loop. Will need to car shuttle between trailheads.
AD: ~8-9 miles THE: 5,600’ AEG: ~2,000’ PMP: Callahan T: 8:30 am.
Sept 9: Bingham Lake (via the PCT near Carter Mdws Summit): A new hike with plenty of great views. Hike recommended by Ted Albert. Hike the PCT from near Carter Mdws to Bingham Lake. Elevation gain and loss in both directions. Due to the long hike, let’s me et earlier.
AD: ~13 miles THE: ~6.700’ AEG: ~2,800’ PMP: Callahan T: 8:00 am.
Sept 16: Clear Creek: Hike up the southeast flanks of Mt. Shasta to peer down into the spectacular depths of Mud Creek canyon and gazie up to the Konwakiton Glacier above. Good trail most of the w ay, Get a glimpse of Shastarama and Thumb Rock from the other side.
AD: ~6-7 miles THE: ~6,400’ AEG: ~1,800′ PMP: Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery T: 8:30 am.
Sept 23: East Boulder Lake: A short hike to a nice lake south of Callahan, with good Eastern Brook, Rainbow, and Brown Trout fishing. More adventurous hikers can either hike to Mill Creek Lake, or Marshy Lakes, another 2.5 miles.
AD: ~6 miles. THE: ~5,750’. AEG: ~2,100’. PMP: Callahan T: 8:30 am.
Sept 30: Grass Lake: Starting at the junction of Hwy 97/Herd Peak Rd, hike the road around the back side of Grass Lake. After the hike, we will gather at Leslie & Greg Harts, at 6915 Frontier Dr, Big Springs area for a potluck and social. Bring your favorite dish or dessert to share.
AD: ~6-7 miles. THE: ~5,080’. AEG: ~350’. PMP: Hwy 97/A12 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.