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The Best Backpacking in Sierraville

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Top backpacking spots in and near Sierraville

  • Sierra County, California

    Mount Lola Trail

    10.28 mi / 2484 ft gain
    Mount Lola Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierraville, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    PCT from the Yuba River to Fowler Peak

    47.7 mi / 9446 ft gain
    On the Pacific Crest Trail, you'll be heading from the Yuba River to Fowler peak. This backpacking trip is 51 miles, one-way, so you'll want to park shuttle car at the Fowler Peak Trailhead. This stretch of the PCT is less crowded than its southern part - that could be due to the 2 miles of expos...
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  • Sierra City, California

    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden

    87.09 mi / 15883 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail

    5.76 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Floriston, California

    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72

    12.11 mi / 2090 ft gain
    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72 is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Verdi, Nevada.
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  • Nevada County, California

    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49

    37.02 mi / 5036 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49 is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Paradise Lake Trail

    15.05 mi / 2618 ft gain
    Paradise Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Backpack to Warren Lake

    4.0
    The first 1.6 miles along the Pacifc Crest Trail is the same route to Summit Lake Trail. When you see the fork for Warren Lake and Summit Lake, head to the left. Although the Summit Lake trail looks easier, which it is, don't let that detour you. Start climbing up the 1,500ft incline then drop ba...
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  • Soda Springs, California

    White Rock Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail

    23.45 mi / 3898 ft gain
    White Rock Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Hike to the Peter Benson Hut

    5.0
    11.6 mi / 1800 ft gain
    Drive to the top of Donner Summit via the Old Hwy 40 and park at the Donner Summit PCT trailhead, just past the Sugar Bowl Academy Building. Begin hiking up-hill through a somewhat forested area for about 2 miles. Shortly after you pass the trail sign for the Mt. Judah Loop, you will come to a sm...
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  • Graeagle, California

    Smith Lake and Pacific Crest Loop

    14.83 mi / 3117 ft gain
    Smith Lake and Pacific Crest Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Mt. Elwell and Long Lake Loop

    7.62 mi / 2064 ft gain
    Mt. Elwell and Long Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Nevada City, California

    Glacier Lakes Trail

    7.41 mi / 1227 ft gain
    Glacier Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Nevada City, California.
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  • Nevada City, California

    Sand Ridge and Lindsey Lakes Loop

    19.66 mi / 3235 ft gain
    Sand Ridge and Lindsey Lakes Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Emigrant Gap, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Pacific Crest Trail to Mt. Lincoln

    6.04 mi / 1483 ft gain
    Pacific Crest Trail to Mt. Lincoln is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Norden, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Mount Judah Loop Trail

    5.22 mi / 1250 ft gain
    Mount Judah Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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