Lost Coast Central Stretch

MODERATE 4 reviews
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Lost Coast Central Stretch is a 17.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Shelter Cove, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for rock climbing, camping, and backpacking and is best used from March until November.

DISTANCE
17.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1686 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

camping

rock climbing

views

Central portion of the Lost Coast Trail. Start in Shelter Cove, pack in to Gitchell Creek where you set up camp. Day hike to Shipman Lagoon and Big Beach, then back.

hiking
1 month ago

backpacking
3 months ago

Beautiful backpacking trip in mid-70s to low 80 degree weather - Indian summer is the right time to do this hike.

4 months ago

Monday, June 13, 2016