Category Archives: Pacific Crest Trail

hikes on segments of the Pacific Crest Trail

PCT Section O: Burney Falls to Peavine Creek

The fourth and final day of a four-day hiking trip covering most of Section O of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) was originally forecast to have showers in the afternoon.  My friend, with whom I was doing the hikes, and … Continue reading

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PCT Section O: Peavine Creek to Bartle Gap

On the third day of a late fall four-day hiking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) it was finally time for a relatively dry day.  That is, there was no rain.  But the previous days’ rains had deposited some … Continue reading

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PCT Section O: I-5 to Cabin Creek

This was the second day of a late fall four-day hiking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in Shasta County.  A friend and I were planning to hike most of Section O between Burney Falls State Park and Castle … Continue reading

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PCT Section O: Cabin Creek to Ash Camp

This was the first day of a late fall four-day hiking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in Shasta County.  I did the trip with a friend, and we hoped to hike most of Section O between Burney Falls … Continue reading

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PCT: Carson Pass to Showers Lake

This was the third time I have hiked in the area between Carson Pass and Showers Lake.  It’s a beautiful area, though, and I was eager to return – each visit is unique and special.  My first hike in the … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail – Tahoe NF Rd 86 to NF Rd 07

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in northern Nevada and southern Sierra Counties features wonderful views of the northern Sierras, with a mixture of mountain and lake views, beautiful forest, and open hillsides.  This point-to-point group hike covered 11.6 miles of … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail: Carter Meadows trailhead access

Recently I hiked a few sections of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) as back-to-back day hikes.  A highlight of the trip was the opportunity to be dropped off each morning at our starting trailhead and then picked up at the … Continue reading

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