Trail Gulch Loop (Trinity Alps Wilderness) 03-Jun-2015

Trail Gulch Long Gulch Loop Trinity Alps Wilderness California

The sharply-defined granite peaks of the central Trinity Alps – like those of California’s High Sierra and Oregon’s Wallowas – seem to be on everyone’s must see list these days. Despite the 6 to 7 hour drive from Portland – and the many folks joining you from San Francisco, Sacarmento, and points south – they are certainly a worthy goal. However, there’s more to the Trinity Alps Wilderness than just its center and we went to enjoy a loop hike in the Salmon Mountains on its northern boundary. This area is sometimes termed the “Green Trinities” and was a late addition to the wilderness – so much so that it doesn’t show on some maps of the wilderness!

Trail Gulch Long Gulch Loop Trinity Alps Wilderness California
Location (arrow) of the Trail Gulch/Long Gulch Loop
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