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blue China Spring Trail

Trail

2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 973' 297 m
Descent: -1,060' -323 m
High: 5,811' 1,771 m
Low: 4,760' 1,451 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (8°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

This standard approach to Grizzly Lake climbs up to Hunters Camp and then down to Grizzly Creek.

Miguel Vieira

Features River/Creek · Wildflowers

Free wilderness permits and campfire permits are required to enter the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

Description

From the trailhead, take the China Spring Trail and cross the boundary for the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Climb to Hunters Camp at the top of a ridge covered in burnt trees left by a recent fire.

From Hunters Camp drop down into Grizzly Creek Canyon. There, you'll find a junction the North Fork Trail. West goes toward Hobo Gulch, east continues to Grizzly Falls and Grizzly Lake.

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