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Soda Springs Guide

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Donner Pass to Squaw Valley on the Pacific Crest Trail
Donner Pass to Squaw Valley on the Pacific Crest Trail

Because much of the hike is pretty high elevation you have to wait until the summer to allow the snow to melt.

There are a few sidetracks along the way if, such as Anderson Peak, and Ticker's Knob....

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Castle Peak
Castle Peak

As you approach Donner Pass from the west on I-80, you can't miss Castle Peak on the left.

To get to the trailhead, take the Boreal exit (between Soda Springs and Donner Lake.) From the Boreal...

Perfect Weekend

North Shore of Tahoe (jules330, 2 Feb 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Recent Trip

Skiing of all sorts (Roberttrip, 16 Feb 2007)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes