Humboldt Peak


3.2 miles  600' elevation gain

best season: 

1:00 drive

dogs welcome

A short hike in on the Pacific Crest Trail, and then up a faint climbers trail to the summit of Humboldt Peak. 

Mostly in red fir forest, but then emerging to open views out to Lassen Peak.

360-degree view on the summit to faraway places.

From the top, can just see the tip of Mount Shasta on a clear day.

This hike is in Lassen National Forest; owned by the public, managed by Lassen National Forest. Backpacking welcomed; campfires welcomed except late Summer & early Fall.

(campsite may have burned Aug 2021)

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Maps  (July 2017 edition)

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KML track of hike