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Marble Mountain Rim Trail

Marble Mountain Rim Trail

Marble Mountain Rim Trail

Location: Marble Mountain Wilderness, Siskiyou County, CA
Difficulty: Moderate – Difficult
Features: Hiking trails, bird watching, no dogs, incredible scenery

One of the best known and popular destinations in the Marble Mountain Wilderness, the Marble Rim is one of the most unique mountains in the United States. It is named as such because of its stark white marble appearance. The distinct rock formation is the centerpiece and namesake for the Marble Mountain Wilderness.

The Marble Rim Trail, meanwhile, starts on the ridge of Marble Mountain at the junction of the Pacific Crest Trail and Haypress Trail. The trail takes hikers through Lover’s Camp, Peak 6887, a trail of flowers with notably huge butterflies, a drop towards the meadow, and a diverse collection of flora and fauna.



Top 3 Adventure Hacks

1) Bring a camera

Marble Mountain is named as such because of its stark white marble appearance. The beautiful rock formation is a must-see. Moreover, a trail of flowers with notably huge butterflies can be seen along the trail.

2) Use a comfortable backpack

Long treks on technical terrain can be very straining. Thus, it is important to use a backpack that fits perfectly and curves according to your spine.

3) Don’t get lost

Trails can go for miles. Of course, you don’t want to get lost! A map, GPS, compass are essential devices that can help you located campsites, water, and an emergency exit route in case of emergency.

 

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