Beginner friendly easy backpack. Saturday thru Sunday July 27th and 28th. Approx . 2 1/2 miles one way on a mostly level and at times a very slight climb, trail. Starts at the Parks Creek summit trailhead. Carpooling from Yreka at Aprox 9am. Start at the Parks Creek Summit trailhead at 10 am Sat . We will depart the trailhead and head up the PCT toward The Deadfall lakes basin. On the way back on Sunday we will hike down the creek to the meadows. (We will leave one car at the meadows and one car at the Summit) There is an option for some off trail hiking on the way to the meadows also if anyone wants to do that.
Directions to the Trailhead: On Interstate 5 drive north 3.4 miles beyond the Weed turnoff and take the Edgewood/Gazelle exit. Go under the freeway, turn right at the stop sign, and after 0.3 mile turn left onto Stewart Springs Road. At 4.7 miles, right before Stewart Springs, turn right onto Forest Road 17, also known as Parks Creek Road. Park at the large trailhead clearing at Parks Creek Pass, 13.7 miles from the freeway exit.
*The trip organizer is a volunteer and NOT a real leader (i.e. not liable for the group). Think of it as hiking with a group of friends.
**Joining any event is entirely voluntary and participants assume any and all risks and
financial responsibilities associated with the activities; for example... bodily harm or injury and or death from wildlife, weather, terrain, falls, waterways, acts of God, etc. It is each persons responsibility to ensure that s/he is in sufficient fitness and health to participate in a strenuous activity, with the appropriate water, food, clothing, first aid, survival gear and navigation equipment for the conditions.