Northern California is a great place for a spring backpacking trip! Here are the best low/middle elevation trails in the Bay Area, Northern Sierra Nevada, Lassen National Forest, Klamath Mountains, redwoods, and North Coast. You can hike many of them year-round, even in winter.
Tired of Winter, Ready to Backpack This Spring, 2020?
After the cold, dark, and wet of winter 2020, you’re aching to take advantage of warmer temperatures and longer days to get in that first backpacking trip of the year, and spring is the ideal time to do it. Wherever you live in Northern California or travel in Northern California, this post shares the best backpacking trails of the North State, updated for spring 2020. Here you’ll find easy overnight backpacks and a few longer multi-day treks, all usually below snowline in springtime. Of course, you can hike most of these year-round, including fall/autumn and winter. [Continue reading]