Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 38

GUMBOOT TRAILHEAD to CA 3: High in the Trinity Alps, this 32.9-mile ridge section views the headwaters of the Trinity River and countless alpine lakes.
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GUMBOOT TRAILHEAD to CA 3: High in the Trinity Alps, this 32.9-mile ridge section views the headwaters of the Trinity River and countless alpine lakes.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 53.0

Waypoints

PCT951

Location: 41.2087516784668, -122.519500732422

Head N from Gumboot Trailhead

PCT952

Location: 41.2165336608887, -122.521133422852

Cross paved road

PCT953

Location: 41.2530517578125, -122.511878967285

Spring

PCT954

Location: 41.3011322021484, -122.499732971191

Straight @ trail junction

PCT955

Location: 41.308967590332, -122.510147094727

Spring

PCT956

Location: 41.3186149597168, -122.506385803223

Spur going R to Upper Deadfall Lake nestled below Mt. Eddy

PCT957

Location: 41.3207168579102, -122.505096435547

Straight @ Deadfall Lakes trail

PCT958

Location: 41.3273010253906, -122.508018493652

Pass a couple of springs here

PCT959

Location: 41.3376846313477, -122.513969421387

Spring

PCT960

Location: 41.3388824462891, -122.525199890137

Cross dirt road

PCT961

Location: 41.3426818847656, -122.53776550293

Cross paved road @ Parks Creek trailhead

PCT962

Location: 41.3518180847168, -122.575134277344

High Camp Creek

PCT963

Location: 41.3300666809082, -122.57731628418

Cross Chilcoot Creek

PCT964

Location: 41.3236999511719, -122.606948852539

Spring on the slopes of Cory Peak above Robbers Meadow

PCT965

Location: 41.3233833312988, -122.618263244629

Saddle

PCT966

Location: 41.3245162963867, -122.619148254395

Spring

PCT967

Location: 41.3310852050781, -122.630485534668

Stay straight on S side of ridge @ trail junction leading down towards Kangaroo Lake Campground

PCT968

Location: 41.3171844482422, -122.646469116211

Stay straight @ Walibi trail junction

PCT969

Location: 41.3156509399414, -122.64478302002

Stay straight @ Masterson Meadows trail junction

PCT970

Location: 41.2932815551758, -122.647499084473

Springs

PCT971

Location: 41.2906684875488, -122.659133911133

Spring @ headwaters of Masterson Meadow Creek

PCT972

Location: 41.2916679382324, -122.661468505859

Stay straight @ Grouse Creek trail

PCT973

Location: 41.2820167541504, -122.66918182373

Easily missed spur trail up to Masterson Meadow trail; outlet creek from the lake is likely dry

PCT974

Location: 41.2761497497559, -122.67455291748

A couple of springs on S slope of Scott Mountain

PCT975

Location: 41.2755661010742, -122.697563171387

Scott Mountain Summit @ CA 3; camp 500 ft. W

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Cotton-ball cumulus

Location: 41.2371025085449, -122.513053894043

©Jack Haskel