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Feather Falls Scenic Trail - Upper Route

Easy/Intermediate

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3.9 mile 6.4 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 361' 110 m
Descent: -994' -303 m
High: 2,481' 756 m
Low: 1,800' 549 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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Trail shared by Tilman Giese

This is an alternate trail to the Lower Route that offers the occasional view of Bald Rock Dome.

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Features River/Creek · Views

Description

This is an alternate way to reach Feather Falls. About a quarter mile from the Feather Falls Trailhead, this trail branches off to the right. It is less steep than Feather Falls Scenic Trail - Lower Route and offers a few more views across the valley to Bald Rock Dome. At 1.5 miles, you reach a wooden bridge across Frey Creek. There's a nice place to get some rest at 2.1 miles with a good panoramic view. The trail keeps descending slowly after that and joins with Feather Falls Scenic Trail - Lower Route to continue to the falls.

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Bald Rock Dome
Jul 30, 2017 near Berry C…, CA

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