The BFT isn’t like the PCT. Trail safety is of utmost importance as there are no trail markers, in places the trail is indistinct, and in places there are significant obstacles like downed trees and thick brush. Cell phone reception is limited or non-existent. News broke on June 23rd that a Bigfoot Trail hiker did […]
We are happy to announce that our first trail work hitch of the summer was a grand success. We were able to clear and brush eight miles of trail on either side of the Gunbarrel Slide area along the South Kelsey Trail. This means that between last summer and this summer the entire trail has […]
Michael Kauffmann talked with Cliff Berkowitz about summer work on the Bigfoot Trail. This is part of KHUMs Happy Trails podcast series.
We are excited to announce two Bigfoot Trail work events this summer. Just sign up to reserve your spot and we will keep you up to date on the details of our time in the wilderness. June 15-20, 2018 Siskiyou Wilderness: South Kelsey Trail Brush Out June 24-30, 2018 Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness Brush […]
Jeff Morris, a 5th generation Trinity County resident, started backpacking with his parents and grandparents in the Trinity Alps Wilderness (then Primitive Area) when he was 5 years old. Over the next 13 years his family and many others advocated for the beloved Alps to be protected through the Wilderness designation that they eventually received […]
Recently, confusion has arisen with respect to the Bigfoot Trail and another proposed route in the region. The Bigfoot Trail is not the Siskiyou Peaks Trail, also known as the Seven Summits of the Siskiyous Trail, even though the logo crafted for the Siskiyou Summit Trail route has a giant Bigfoot silhouette on it.
Terri Vroman Little joined the Board of Directors for the Bigfoot Trail Alliance in the summer of 2017. She has worked extensively with backcountry trails programs across the US and brings a unique skill set to the board.
The Bigfoot Trail Alliance is working with the Six Rivers National Forest’s Bryson Code and Janet Boomgarden to put a Master Challenge Cost Share Agreement in place. This document, with the Six Rivers National Forest as the lead forest, will recognize the trail and allow us to partner with the Klamath, Shasta-Trinity, and Mendocino to […]