Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 39

CA 3 to CARTER MEADOWS SUMMIT: Pass rocky lake basins and deep, glacially scoured canyons on this 18.5-mile leg across the slim ridges of the Scott Mountains.
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CA 3 to CARTER MEADOWS SUMMIT: Pass rocky lake basins and deep, glacially scoured canyons on this 18.5-mile leg across the slim ridges of the Scott Mountains.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 29.7

Waypoints

PCT975

Location: 41.2755661010742, -122.697563171387

Scott Mountain Summit @ CA 3; trail crosses highway turnoff/trailhead parking area. To W is a campground with bathrooms.

PCT976

Location: 41.2622680664062, -122.725364685059

Enter the Trinity Alps Wilderness

PCT977

Location: 41.239818572998, -122.732765197754

Pass springs

PCT978

Location: 41.2281684875488, -122.745613098145

Cross Mosquito Lake outlet creek

PCT979

Location: 41.2258148193359, -122.777030944824

Go straight @ East Boulder Lake jct.

PCT980

Location: 41.2207679748535, -122.777168273926

Cross creek

PCT981

Location: 41.2125663757324, -122.78971862793

Stay straight @ Middle Boulder Saddle Trail jct.

PCT982

Location: 41.2066345214844, -122.795303344727

Stay straight @ Telephone Lake Trail

PCT983

Location: 41.2019348144531, -122.796531677246

Cross creek

PCT984

Location: 41.2016677856445, -122.797149658203

Cross creek with a nice campspot

PCT985

Location: 41.2002334594727, -122.799201965332

Cross creek

PCT986

Location: 41.1985511779785, -122.80118560791

Stay R @ Bloody Run Trail jct.

PCT987

Location: 41.2064323425293, -122.823783874512

Pass a spring

PCT988

Location: 41.2070007324219, -122.835914611816

Stay straight @ jct.

PCT989

Location: 41.197883605957, -122.855834960938

Pass a spring

PCT990

Location: 41.2013511657715, -122.867980957031

Pass a spring

PCT991

Location: 41.2045516967773, -122.873497009277

Go straight from this saddle @ jct.

PCT992

Location: 41.209415435791, -122.893363952637

South Fork Scott River

PCT993

Location: 41.2208518981934, -122.899620056152

Cross road @ Carter Meadows Summit.

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Carter Meadows Summit

Location: 41.2211380004883, -122.899856567383

Hikers caught in downpour at Carter Meadows Summit ©Jack Haskel

Rock-strewn hillside

Location: 41.2062492370606, -122.818244934082

©Jack Haskel

Rock-bound lake basin

Location: 41.2075157165527, -122.839790344238

©Jack Haskel