Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California: J

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Section J of the Pacific Crest Trail runs 76.2 miles from Highway 108 at Sonora Pass to Echo Lake Resort. Almost all of the peaks in this gorgeous section of trail are volcanic in origin, and you can spot old remnants of volcanic flows and volcanic sediments.

Along the way the trail passes Wolf Creek Lake, Boulder Creek, Golden Lake, Paradise Valley and Golden Canyon Trails, Wolf Creek, Sierra Nevada Crest, Asa Lake, Noble Lake, Highway 4 near Ebbetts Pass, Sherrold Lake, Raymond Meadows Creek, Eagle Creek, Pennsylvania Creek, Raymond Lake, Mokelumne Wilderness, Highway 88, Upper Truckee River, Showers Lake, Bryan Meadow, Benwood Meadow, Road 1N03, and Highway 50 (South Lake Tahoe).
Trail length: 76 miles
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  • Posted by Greg Heil on December 12, 2011


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