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Ryan Loughrey

Covered in a thick blanket of snow, Heart Lake virtually disappears in the winter. However, the views of Castle Lake and beyond are phenomenal as always. more

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Protesters of the move occupied the site for 12 days carrying signs decrying the move and with slogans such as “#AllGravesMatter” more

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Ishi was known as the "last wild Indian" and exploring the remote land that he once roamed can be a beautiful way to connect with our past more

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As the water drops 164 feet into Coal Canyon, take a moment to appreciate the millions of years that went into forming the dramatic basalt pillars and the carved cave beneath the falls more

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This humble little trail winds to the forest and finishes at a small lake at the base of a momentous peak: Chaos Crags more

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Other than our snowshoe prints, the only disturbances to the perfect layers of snow were a few animal tracks. I suspect we were the only humans on that trail that day. more

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Although the hike is 9 miles roundtrip, views of the 645-foot waterfall make it worth every step more

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Fred Johnson - July 2, 2002

Fred Johnson - July 2, 2002

From the fire lookout, you can see Mt. Shasta, Black Butte, Lassen Peak, and the twinkling lights of the cities and I-5 corridor far below more

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The stormy weather broke just long enough for us to take a hike to Boulder Creek Falls more

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Venturing out of the wilderness and finding an adventure in the city is always necessary to bring everything into perspective more

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It truly felt like we were walking along the surface of Mars more

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When I came to the mouth of the cave, I did not see the usual welcoming entrance. Instead, daggers of icicles dangled from the roof, resembling the sharp and jagged teeth of some subterranean beast. more

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Although winters in northern California are marked by a smattering of storms and the all but too familiar traditions that come with them, there is one other tradition we hold dear: consuming seasonal craft beer more

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Standing in the field of exposed obsidian feeling both completely exposed and completely hidden is a strange and wondrous feeling more

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Before the true summer heat, there is one local destination I wanted to see: The hot springs at Kosk Creek more

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We walked the trail at the top, and took in the views of Lassen Peak, the Fantastic Lava Beds, Painted Dunes, Butte Lake and Snag Lake more

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If you like chasing waterfalls, the Trail of Ten Falls is right for you more

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It surprised us that we were the only people up at these lakes more

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While Kings Creek Falls stands tall and shouts its glory as the largest falls in Lassen, Cold Boiling Lake quietly bubbles in a lazy meadow more

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We stayed in a hotel in Crescent City, explored Fern Canyon, and lunched at the Trinidad Eatery on their famous clam chowder. more

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