Pacific Crest Trail to Mt. Lincoln

MODERATE 2 reviews
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Pacific Crest Trail to Mt. Lincoln is a 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Norden, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,430 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

cross country skiing

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

snowshoeing

trail running

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

snow

historic site

Moderate climb from Donner summit on HWY 40 along a portion of the PCT. Trail features beautiful views as well as options to hike up to other peaks and access to granite Chief Wilderness if you continue on the PCT to Tinkers knob. At the top of MT Lincoln you are treated to panoramic views of the area including a distant view of Sierra Buttes. Can be combined with Judah/Donner peak trails.

hiking
3 months ago

One of many beautiful hikes in a great system of trails around Donner Summit.

hiking
2 months ago