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Lassen Volcanic National Park – June 22, 2018

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Lassen Volcanic National Park – June 22, 2018 Lassen Volcanic National Park is in northern California. It’s rich in hydrothermal sites like Bumpass Hell, with its acres of bubbling mud pots. The summit of Lassen Peak Volcano offers views over the surrounding wilderness. Nearby, the Devastated Area is littered with lava rocks from its last […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of the PCT as a National Scenic Trail – Pacific Crest Trail Association

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Celebrating 50 Years of the PCT as a National Scenic Trail – Pacific Crest Trail Association The simplest pleasures—and healthful exercise—of walking in an outdoor setting have been almost impossible for the millions of Americans who live in the cities. Our history of wise management of America’s national forests has assisted us in designating the […]

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day hike PCT Hat Creek Rim trail

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day hike PCT Hat Creek Rim trail We hiked this trail in late May after days of rain, wildflowers were everywhere ______________________________________________________ The Hat Creek Rim is one of the most famous, or perhaps infamous, stretches of the PCT. People do not always associate Northern California with extremely dry, almost desert-like conditions. However, the stretch […]

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PCT – Hat Creek Rim trail – Shasta view

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PCT – Hat Creek Rim trail – Shasta view (May 2018) We hiked a 14 mile section of this trail yesterday…and it was everything the hype lived up to…. 🙂 We will be back ____________________________ Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild, called the PCT on the Hat Creek Rim “A legendary stretch on a trail of legends.” […]