12 Stops Along the Pacific Crest Trail
Marvel at the mountain ranges, waterfalls and desert landscapes that Wild author Cheryl Strayed trekked past during her Pacific Crest Trail hike.
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While en route to Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California, Cheryl learned that this hydrothermal hot spot was buried under 17 feet of snow. She opted to bypass the park and admire Lassen Peak, an active volcano that's part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, from afar. During warmer months, this park is home to natural wonders like thumping mud pots, boiling pools and volcanic gas vents.