Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California


7th Edition

From Tuolumne Meadows to the Oregon Border

Now in its 7th edition, this comprehensive guidebook covers everything hikers and backpackers need to know about the PCT from Yosemite National Park’s Tuolumne Meadows the Oregon border.

The “PCT Bible” for More Than 40 Years

From the time the PCT leaves the Mexican border until it reaches Canada, it has traveled 2,650 miles through 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas, and 7 national parks. In Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California, you’ll meet up with the PCT in Yosemite National Park’s Tuolumne Meadows, then hike, climb, descend, and switchback your way to the Oregon border. You’ll discover rivers, peaks, forests, meadows, fascinating geological formations, and other natural wonders. You’ll pass through Emigrant, Desolation, and Marble Mountain wildernesses; Trinity Alps and Lassen National Park; and you’ll see Lake Tahoe, Burney Falls, Mount Shasta, and Castle Crags.

First published in 1973, this thoroughly updated edition is a trekker’s trusted companion. It helps you locate the main trail, find water sources, and access resupply routes. Information on camping, permits, and the best seasons to go is provided along with updated maps.

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Weight 20 oz
Dimensions 6.5 × 9.5 in

Jordan Summers



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