12.5 miles
1,066 ft
-1,065 ft
1 mile
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Butte Lake to Snag Lake, Nobles Emigrant, PCT and Rainbow Lake Trail is a 12 mile less popular intermediate route located near Redding California. This hike primary route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,066 ft with a max elevation of 6,661 ft then descends -1,065 ft.
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More Stats for Butte Lake to Snag Lake, Nobles Emigrant, PCT and Rainbow Lake Trail mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 25 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
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,984 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 right to stay on Nobles Emigrant (Cinder Cone).
  6. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  7. Make a sharp left onto PCT - Lassen Volcanic NP.
  8. Continue for 5 kilometers.
  9. Turn left onto Rainbow Lake.
  10. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  11. Keep left to stay on Rainbow Lake.
  12. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  13. Bear left onto Snag Lake Loop.
  14. Continue for 600 meters.
  15. Turn left onto Cinder Cone Base.
  16. Continue for 500 meters.
  17. Bear right onto Nobles Emigrant (Cinder Cone).
  18. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
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Nobles Emigrant (Cinder Cone)
Jul 3, 2021 @ 9:33am
Jul 3, 2021
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