JULY 2022: A team of six volunteers ventured into the Trinity Alps Wilderness to work the Bigfoot Trail from Fish Lake to Rush Creek Lake. They focused on trail clearing, brushing, and water bar maintenance after the impacts of the River Complex of 2021.
Trinity Alps Trail Work
June 19-26th, 2021 A crew of 15 adults and 4 kids spent a week working the Bigfoot Trail between Packer’s Peak and Fish Lake in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This section of trail has not been formally maintained since 2010. Along the way, we maintained 9 miles of trail, logged out 50+ trees, and re-treaded […]
Seiad Valley to Canyon Creek
A group of ultramarathoners orchestrated a 120 mile section-hike of the Bigfoot Trail that involved a car shuttle and key-swap. Suzanna Bon and Sean hiked from Seiad Valley to Canyon Creek while Lucas Horan hiked the opposite direction. While they executed this epic trip in only four days, the approach exemplifies the endless possibilities that […]
New Wilderness Restrictions Along the Bigfoot Trail
Restrictions have been put in place to limit environmental impacts in Caribou Lakes Basin (on the trail) and the Devil’s Punchbowl (just off the trail). In a move that has been a long time in the making, the Klamath National forest has enacted restrictions in two of the most visited backcountry destinations on the forest. […]
On the Bigfoot Trail This is the summer for outdoor adventure and, while there are many folks visiting the wilderness of northwest California, not so many are venturing out away from mountain lakes. What follows are a few ideas on how to visit the Bigfoot Trail on a day-hike (or shorter backpacking adventure) and enjoy […]
2019 Bear Creek (Boulder Creek) Trail Brush Out
The Bear Creek / Boulder Creek trail connecting the Stuart’s Fork drainage with Canyon Creek in the Trinity Alps Wilderness received attention from 5 stalwart crew members during the weekend of July 11 – July 14. Most of the work was lopping the alder laden north facing slope of this trail, in addition to moving […]
Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act
Learn more about the act, what it will mean for the Bigfoot Trail, and what you can do to make it happen.
Hike to Packers Peak
Five volunteers met up in Coffee Creek, California to summit Packers Peak in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This is the highest point along the Bigfoot Trail, at 7,822′. The peak offers some of the best views…