Trinity Alps Big Loop

Starting and ending at Big Flat Trailhead

  1. Little Caribou Lake
  2. Upper Caribou/Lower Caribou/Snowslide Lakes
  3. Caribou Scramble to Emerald/Sapphire/Mirror Lakes
  4. Morris Meadows to Deer Creek
  5. Four Lakes Loop
  6. Lake Anna/Billy-be-Damn/Echo Lakes
  7. Tri-Forest Trail

Add on a few days:

  1. Tri-Forest to Kidd Creek VS Bear Creek to Swift Creek
  2. Ward/Horseshoe/Salmon Lakes
  3. Landers Lake
  4. Union Lake or Foster/Lion/Conway Lakes

Bigfoot Trail

  1. Bigfoot Trail Alliance
  2. 360 miles through 32 conifer species in the Klamath Mountains
  3. 8 sections of the Trail:
    1. Yolla Bolly – Middle Eel Wilderness = 33.6 miles
    2. Trinity River Region = 65.2 miles
    3. Trinity Alps Wilderness = 57 miles
    4. Russian Wilderness = 14.3 miles
    5. Marble Mountain Wilderness = 60.9 miles
    6. Red Buttes Wilderness = 41.3 miles
    7. Siskiyou Wilderness = 43.8 miles
    8. Redwood Forest Region = 40.3 miles 
  4. List of conifers species on Bigfoot Trail

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Trinity Alps PCT

  • Total Trinity Alps – Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) miles = 18.9 miles
    • Hike west to east to avoid northbound PCT travelers
  • From Carter Meadows Summit (6,180 ft) heading east:
    • 1.4 miles @ South Fork Lakes junction
    • 6.1 miles @ Fox Creek Lake junction
    • 9.0 miles @ Telephone Lake junction
    • 9.5 miles @ Middle Boulder Lake junction
    • 12.0 miles @ East Boulder Lake junction
    • 18.9 miles @ Scott Mountain Summit trailhead (5,410 feet)