7.9 miles 2600' elevation gain
Mount Eddy is the highest on the West Coast to the west of I-5. It is directly across from Mount Shasta.
You don't see Mount Shasta on this hike until you reach the summit of Mount Eddy, and then it takes your breath away.
There are many good backpack campsites in the Deadfall Lakes basin, perfect to rest overnight for a climb of the peak after breakfast.
This hike is in Shasta-Trinity National Forest; owned by the public, managed by Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Backpacking welcomed; campfires welcomed except late Summer & early Fall.
No Wilderness Permits needed, a California Campfire Permit is required for campfires or gas stoves.
Maps (Mar 2022 edition)
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