8.9 miles 1350' elevation gain
This hike goes to an area just off the Pacific Crest Trail with a full view of Mount Shasta. It is the closest the PCT gets to Mount Shasta.
There are several campsites with trees. Nearby a small spring flows out of a meadow in all but the driest of years.
The hike in visits flowery Deadfall Meadows, Deadfall Lakes, and cold, fresh Red Rock Spring.
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)