Lightweight Backpacking After 60 in the Rogue Valley

2011 Backpack Trip Planning Matrix

TRIP

TRAIL

SPONSOR

DAYS

MILES

BEAUTY

SOLITUDE

DIFFICULTY

DATES

Rogue River, OR Marial TH — Brushy Bar Campground

Steve

3

12

10

4-5

4 (260’–500’)

10-12 May

Yosemite, CA Hetch Hetchy to Laurel Lake

Steve

3

14

?

?

7-8 (3800’-6500’)

23-29 May        27-29 May

Trinity Alps, CA Canyon Creek TH — Canyon Lakes

Tysen

4

14

10

3-4

7-8 (3100’-5700’)

19-22 Jul

Three Sisters         Short Loop, OR Sparks Lakes — Green Lakes

Mary E.

4

10

10

2

5 (5400’-6600’)

Jul-Aug?

Marble Wilderness, CA Kidder Creek TH – Man Eater Lake

Tysen

3

11

7-8

5

7 (4500’-6800’)

10-12 Aug?

Three Sisters Traverse, OR Obsidian TH — Pole Creek TH
cancelled due to smoke; went to Paynes Lake instead

Alan

8

33

10

2

6 (4800’-7000’)

25 Aug-1 Sep?

Russian Wilderness, CA Etna Summit TH – Paynes Lake

?

3

12

8-10

5

6 (6000’-7300’)

Aug-Sep?

Trinity Alps, CA Big Flat TH — Caribou Lake

Tysen

4

16

10

5

6-7 (5000’-8000’)

14-17 Sep

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