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Salmon Summit Recreation Trail, California

This great outdoors hiking trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry hiking it in and back out. The total elevation difference for Salmon Summit Recreation Trail is 1,455 feet, and that is about average. Of course, this is an overnight trek, 2 days normally, so it's an outstanding thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. Salmon Summit Recreation Trail is quite long, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. Salmon Summit Recreation Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole wilderness trail. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. With its 14.4 miles of walking distance; it's considered a longer backcountry hike.

Total in and out hiking length = 14.4 miles

Total climbing distance = 6.3 miles

Difficulty : Difficult

Casual Hiking Pace: 2 days

Fast Hiking Pace: 8.5 hours

Total elevation difference: 1455 feet
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