PCT Echo Summit to Bryan Meadow

Echo Lake, California 95721

PCT Echo Summit to Bryan Meadow

PCT: Echo Summit to Bryan Meadow Professional Review and Guide

"This trip follows a seldom-used section of the Pacific Crest and Tahoe Rim trails. What little traffic this section does receive, other than from through-hikers bound for Canada, is from day-trippers headed to Benwood Meadow, which is only three-quarters of a mile from the trailhead.

Beyond there, the serene forest beckons the solitude seeker who doesn’t wilt at the thought of a moderately steep climb. Bryan Meadow at the conclusion of the trip is a half-mile-long clearing along a tributary of Sayles Canyon Creek that will delight botanists from early to midsummer."

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Trail Information

Echo Lake
Nearby City
1,475 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
3 to 4 hours
Best July through October
Eldorado National Forest at 530-644-2349, www.fs.usda.gov/eldorado
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute Echo Lake
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Sep 2018