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Camp at the Calpine Fire Lookout

Calpine, California

5.0

Gold Lakes, Sierra Buttes, 45mi

Calpine, California

Portola "P" Trail

Portola, California

3.44 mi / 761 ft gain

Camp at Salmon Creek Campground

Calpine, California

Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail

Sierra City, California

5.76 mi / 1434 ft gain

Camp at Sardine Lake Campground

Sierra City, California

5.0

Sierra Buttes and Sardine Lakes

Sierra City, California

4.8
6.19 mi / 3333 ft gain

Relax at Sand Pond

Sierra City, California

5.0

Paddle Lower Sardine Lake

Sierra City, California

5.0

Places to stay

Calpine Lookout

Calpine Co Road

Calpine Lookout

Yuba Pass Campground

Calpine, California

Yuba Pass Campground

Lost Sierra Base Camp

Beckwourth, California

Lost Sierra Base Camp

From $100 / night

Chapman

Calpine, California

Chapman

Hidden Trails Campsite

Hidden Trails Campsite

From $100 / night

Sardine Lake

Sierra City, California

Sardine Lake

Guides and stories

Marmot Men's Featherless Jacket Reviewed

Marmot Men's Featherless Jacket Reviewed

Mike Fennell

Outbound Reviewed: Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F Sleeping Bag and ProLite Sleeping Pad

Outbound Reviewed: Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F Sleeping Bag and ProLite Sleeping Pad

Mike Fennell

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

Benjamin Canevari

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Kristi Teplitz

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Kristi Teplitz

Review: Body Glove Navigator+ Inflatable SUP w/ Backpack

Review: Body Glove Navigator+ Inflatable SUP w/ Backpack

Michael McSherry

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