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We hike the trails of Lassen National Park and Caribou Wilderness.  Our maps are free to you, the hiker.


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Cliff Lake up-and-back

season:  mid July-Oct (snow Nov-mid July)

length:  5.4 miles

elevation gain:  850'

elevation range:  6600-7400'

rules: Lassen National Park

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This is a gentle uphill hike to glacier-carved Cliff Lake. 

The climb begins in forgettable sparse forest, and gets prettier as it goes up. 

You reach a lovely meadow, and then down the side trail to Cliff Lake.  The lake has a charming island, and pleasant picnic spots