Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 30

BELDEN to HUMBOLDT SUMMIT: This 22.4-mile heart-pounding section climbs 5,000 feet and crosses several lovely mountain streams.
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BELDEN to HUMBOLDT SUMMIT: This 22.4-mile heart-pounding section climbs 5,000 feet and crosses several lovely mountain streams.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 36.1

Waypoints

PCT791

Location: 40.0070648193359, -121.25171661377

Trailhead at the Ely Stamp Mill; next few miles were burned in a forest fire and there is no shade

PCT792

Location: 40.009334564209, -121.262001037598

Bridge over Indian Creek

PCT793

Location: 40.0215339660644, -121.283546447754

Creeklet

PCT794

Location: 40.0279502868652, -121.297897338867

End of burned area; back into nice shady forest along the creek

PCT795

Location: 40.0293655395508, -121.300033569336

Rattlesnake Spring

PCT796

Location: 40.0313148498535, -121.303848266602

Creek

PCT797

Location: 40.029899597168, -121.309265136719

Creek

PCT798

Location: 40.0288314819336, -121.312652587891

Great camping with space for a large group and a nice spring

PCT799

Location: 40.0304489135742, -121.31925201416

Creek

PCT800

Location: 40.0317344665527, -121.325302124023

Creek

PCT801

Location: 40.0307006835938, -121.326385498047

Myrtle Flat

PCT802

Location: 40.0313873291016, -121.33137512207

Creek

PCT803

Location: 40.0308837890625, -121.3505859375

Creek

PCT804

Location: 40.0310173034668, -121.358413696289

Cross Chips Creek

PCT805

Location: 40.0328826904297, -121.36311340332

Cross Chips Creek

PCT806

Location: 40.0346183776856, -121.382766723633

Creek

PCT807

Location: 40.0346984863281, -121.383949279785

Creek

PCT808

Location: 40.0347671508789, -121.387115478516

Creek

PCT809

Location: 40.0420341491699, -121.393165588379

Creek

PCT810

Location: 40.0513343811035, -121.394920349121

Cross dirt road

PCT811

Location: 40.0547676086426, -121.381797790527

Frog Spring

PCT812

Location: 40.0735321044922, -121.372016906738

Straight @ trail junction

PCT813

Location: 40.085018157959, -121.371650695801

Cross good dirt road

PCT814

Location: 40.10205078125, -121.386383056641

Humboldt road @ Cold Springs; piped spring is .1-mi. W; fill up here, because pond two miles N is dry

PCT815

Location: 40.1096343994141, -121.386184692383

Cross dirt road

PCT816

Location: 40.1519012451172, -121.435966491699

Humboldt Road @ Humboldt Summit

PCT817

Location: 40.1526336669922, -121.437797546387

Trailhead

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