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The Haypress Trail is a trail to another universe in the Marble Mountain Wilderness.


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Map Key

19.9

Miles

32.1

KM

Point to Point

6,375' 1,943 m

High

4,445' 1,355 m

Low

2,495' 760 m

Up

4,258' 1,298 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

46%

Max Grade (25°)

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Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible from June to October.

Description

The Haypress Trail has outstanding views of wilderness in every direction, including Marble Mountain, Siskiyou, Russian and Trinity Alps Wilderness, plus Mount Shasta. The trail follows the ridgeline parallel to the Pacific Crest and then joins the Pacific Crest Trail near Marble Mountain. Parts of the trail burned in 2017 and in previous years, leaving ash, fallen trees, and debris in the trail.

Flora & Fauna

White and red fir, spruce, cedars, Saddler Oak, chinquapin.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

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  4.5 from 4 votes

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Trail Rankings

#701

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#8,122

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Photos

The Cuddihy Lakes from the trail as you approach them.
Nov 23, 2020 near Happy Camp, CA
View looking east from Haypress Trail over Cuddihy Lakes Basin with Marble Mountain and the Pacific Crest in the background
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Haypress Trail
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Haypress Trail
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Haypress Trail
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Looking down from Haypress Trail on One Mile Lake.
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA

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