Geological Significance · Historical Significance · River/Creek · Views
This route has great views year-round.
Need to Know
There is a $5 parking fee.
Lots of rocks
The Pine Mountain Double Traverse 50k Challenge starts at the Eastern Terminus of the Pine Mountain Trail (PMT) mile marker 23 and goes all the way to the Western Terminus of the (PMT) mile marker 0, then backtracks to mile marker 23, hence "Double Traverse".
Starting from (PMT) mile marker 23 at the WJSP Radio Tower roadside parking lot, go westward, take 1st trail split left on the White Candle Trail (WCT), then take 1st right on the Beaver Pond Trail (BPT). Take (BPT) back to the (WCT), and go right on the (WCT). Next, the (WCT) runs into the (PMT) go left. Take (PMT) to the Boot Top Trail (BTT), and take the (BTT) all the way back to the (PMT) and go right at the intersection of the two trails. Take the (PMT) all the way to the Sawtooth Trail (ST). Take the (ST) back to the (PMT) and go left at the intersection of the two trails. Then, take the (PMT) all the way to the Western Terminus mile marker 0, then turn around and backtrack your route back to the Eastern Terminus mile marker 23 to make the "Double Traverse".