CHALLENGING DAY HIKE
18.0 miles 1,000' elevation gain
Pacific Crest Trail thru
hikers do this northbound in July. Don't do it that way.
Go southbound in fall when the weather is cool and fresh, and enjoy
your wide-open views as you descend 4,300' from the Trinity Divide to
the base of Castle Crags. There are views of everything:
crags, lakes, cliffs, mountains, canyons...