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Scott Mountain

Scott Mountain

Despite being blessed with rugged peaks, unusual but scenic geology, a fine compliment of lakes and meadows and relatively easy access, the Scott Mountains remain one of the lesser known ranges in the Mount Shasta region. The reasons for the range’s obscurity are many, but chief among them are simply being overwhelmed be the presence of Mount Shasta. Add to that the great beauty of the nearby Trinity Divide and the Divide’s exceptionally easy access from I-5 and it is easy to understand how an entire mountain range could go unnoticed. Those in search of alpine beauty and solitude will find these things in the Scott Mountains.

Photo Credit: Hike Mt. Shasta – Scott Mountain Trails (Bubba Suess)


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Scott Mountain

Despite being blessed with rugged peaks, unusual but scenic geology, a fine compliment of lakes and meadows and relatively easy access, the Scott Mountains remain one of the lesser known ranges in the Mount Shasta region. The reasons for the range’s obscurity are many, but chief among them are simply being overwhelmed be the presence of Mount Shasta. Add to that the great beauty of the nearby Trinity Divide and the Divide’s exceptionally easy access from I-5 and it is easy to understand how an entire mountain range could go unnoticed. Those in search of alpine beauty and solitude will find these things in the Scott Mountains.

Photo Credit: Hike Mt. Shasta – Scott Mountain Trails (Bubba Suess)