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Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 18

LANDERS MEADOW to WALKER PASS: Begin the long ascent into the Sierras through the pinyon forests and cholla clumps of the Scodie Mountains on this 38.7-mile leg. In spring, wildflowers bring color to the arid gray-green landscape.

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To Trailhead

From Caliente, CA, take Caliente Bodfish Rd. N. Turn R @ Walker Basin Rd. and follow E for 10 mi. Turn L @ Piute Mountain Rd. and go 13 mi. to Claraville. Continue 1 mi. E where PCT crosses road in Landers Meadow @ Piute Mountain Road Trailhead.

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