News from the Lost Coast Trail

Leave No Trace: The LCT

By Lost Coast Tours | August 26, 2019

The Lost Coast Trail is a beautiful stretch of undeveloped coastline in Northern California. It is a place that all of us who reside here are proud to call home. Unfortunately peak season of the trail results in many people practicing careless or nonexistent Leave No Trace. If you are visiting the Lost Coast please …

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Safety Tips for the Trail: A Backpacking Guide

By Lost Coast Tours | June 24, 2019

9 MUST-KNOW BACKPACKING SAFETY TIPS Solo hiking and backpacking is a hotly contested activity in the outdoor world; you either love it or hate it. However there is an allure to spending a night out in the wilderness alone. The quiet moments become meditative and you escape the distractions of everyday life. Before you head …

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Adventure in June: Walking the Lost Coast Trail

By Lost Coast Tours | June 17, 2019

We have just returned home and shaken some black sand out of our boots. Time for a quiet reflection of all the awesome sights we encountered on our trip. After coffee this morning, it occurred to me that some people may want a fresh account of what to expect on the trail. We are living …

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Book a Hike with Mom for Mother’s Day

By Lost Coast Tours | May 10, 2019

Hiking with Mom In honor of the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday, we just wanted to take a moment to give a shout out to all our Lost Coast mamas and your mamas too! We think that there’s nothing better than celebrating the gals we love in the great outdoors. While life can get busy and …

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Lost Coast Trail Backpacking Seminar

By Lost Coast Tours | March 26, 2019

Attention all backpackers in the Northern California area! We get calls to the office regarding questions about how to approach the logistics for the trail on a daily basis. We do our best to make sure that everyone is prepared but we know that there are many of you out there with lots of questions. …

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A Little Sand Does the Soul Good…

By Lost Coast Tours | February 20, 2019

Sometimes you need a little adventure in your life… Whether it means escaping the daily work grind, or maybe you are amidst a major life event. People are drawn to the misty shores of the lost coast to find themselves and spend a little time getting acquainted. The year of 2018 did not disappoint. Tales …

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Lost Coast trail wildflowers and coastal view

Tips from the Lost Coast Trail

By Lost Coast Tours | April 19, 2018

Our guides decided to take a trip along the coast to scope out the trail! Expecting weather, we decided to brave the storm and packed our rain gear. We brought lots of dry (synthetic) layers. Good waterproof clothing and gear is worth the investment. We were excited to experience  Mother Nature and get our trail legs …

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Why Take a Shuttle?

By Lost Coast Adventure Tours | September 19, 2019

Why take a shuttle when you can drive yourself? Saving money is always a great thing but sometimes that comes at a cost. While you are paying  $85 for a shuttle ride may seem costly you are avoiding other potential hazards, obstacles, and damages.   Though the drive is beautiful people under estimate this 32 …

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Camping Within the LCT Tidal Zones

By Lost Coast Adventure Tours | September 3, 2019

There are several ways to plan your backpacking trip along the Lost Coast but no matter how you do it, there is always one factor you need to take into account first: the Ocean. We have three sections of the trail that are impassible during high tide, and even during a low tide over a …

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