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Sky High Lakes Trail

Sky High Lakes Trail

Sky High Lakes Trail

Sky High Lakes Trail

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

Considered as one of the most popular trails in the Marble Mountain Wilderness apart from the Pacific Crest trail, the Sky High Lakes Trail branches from the Canyon Creek Trail below the junction of the Pacific Crest Trail and crosses the Canyon Creek. Starting from the Canyon Creek trailhead, the trail takes hikers through Little Marble Valley, to a ride at the bottom of Sky High Valley, to Sky High Lakes, to Frying Pan Lake, and meets with the Pacific Crest Trail on the Marble Mountain Rim. This area provides a scenic view of the Marble Mountain, Black Marble Mountain, Box Camp Mountain, and Sky High Valley. Apart from stellar view of the valley, the trail also features a rich and diverse plant and animal life as well as activity options such as camping and horse riding.



Top 3 Adventure Hacks

1) Bring a camera

The trail provides a scenic view of the Marble Mountain, Black Marble Mountain, Box Camp Mountain, and Sky High Valley ÔÇô that definitely deserves a snapshot.

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)┬áDon’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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