Mt. Thompson is the highest peak in the Trinity Alps in Northern California. The Alps are very similar to the Wallowas but with more trees, good granite, great lakes and views. Easy climb, challenging hike in (like the Long's pass trail into Stuart).
|Driving Distance from Portland||400 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||6 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Hiking California's Trinity Alps Wildernessby Dennis Lewon The Trinity Alps, by Luther LinkhartWilderness Press|
|Relevant Maps||not known|