12.1 miles
1,952 ft
-1,952 ft
1 mile
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Butte Lake, Snag Lake and Cinder Cone Loop is a 12 mile less popular intermediate route located near Redding California. This hike primary route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,952 ft with a max elevation of 6,889 ft then descends -1,952 ft.
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More Stats for Butte Lake, Snag Lake and Cinder Cone Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 20 min
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,073 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,608 ft


  1. Walk southwest on Nobles Emigrant (Cinder Cone).
  2. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  3. Keep right to stay on Nobles Emigrant (Cinder Cone).
  4. Continue for 600 meters.
  5. Keep left to take Cinder Cone Base.
  6. Continue for 500 meters.
  7. Turn right onto Snag Lake Loop.
  8. Continue for 600 meters.
  9. Keep right to take Rainbow Lake.
  10. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  11. Turn left onto Rainbow to Snag Lake.
  12. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  13. Turn left onto Snag Lake Loop.
  14. Continue for 5 kilometers.
  15. Bear right onto Cinder Cone South.
  16. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  17. Turn right onto Cinder Cone Rim.
  18. Continue for 400 meters.
  19. Turn right onto Cinder Cone North.
  20. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Rainbow to Snag Lake
Jul 3, 2021 @ 9:33am
Jul 3, 2021
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