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Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail April 23-27 2019

April 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Joey and Shannon Hodgson hike the Lost Coast Trail

Rejuvenating Solitude-Hidden Wonders-Impressive Views

A bucket list item that you have dreamed about. Embarking upon this journey means that you will complete a full 25-mile shoreline stretch of the Lost Coast. Whether you hope to see a variety of wildlife, such as Elephant Seals, or sit and watch the stars from the bluffs, this is the trip for you. A true adventure trip because nobody knows more secret spots than our guides do.

  • Activity: Backpacking
  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Difficulty Level: 4
  • Duration: **5 Days/4 Nights
  • Solitude Level: 3

*Time Control Plan (Itinerary) 

Hiking Mileage- 25 miles Elevation Gain/Loss-1200

  • Day One: Arrive at first pick up location at 9:00 am. Arrive at second pick up location at 11:30 am. Stop for lunch at 12:30 pm. Reach first destination for a short hike around 4:00 pm. Camp at A- W-Way campground with dinner and an introduction to the trip with your guides.
  • Day Two: Depart campground for the Trailhead. Embark upon adventure and camp at Cooskie Creek for the night.
  • Day Three: Backpack to Big Flat
  • Day Four: Backpack to Horse Creek
  • Day Five: On our final day we will pack up, enjoy a hearty breakfast and backpack to Black Sands Beach Trailhead, debrief and depart. Lunch at 11:00 am in Shelter Cove. Drive back to the pickup locations for drop off.

* Subject to change for a variety of reasons (for example, tides) but we will be as consistent as possible with the schedule above


April 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am
April 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Lost Coast Adventure Tours


5 Days/4 Nights
Difficulty Level
Solitude Level


Black Sands Beach
985 Beach Road
Whitethorn, CA 95589 United States
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Crystal Hammond Keppeler

Thank you for guiding us on an unforgettable mothers day hike!

Don’t see the hike for you? Request a custom tour here.

Covid-19 Updates

We will be resuming shuttle services for the Lost Coast Trail on Friday, June 26th 2020.  If you are interested in making a reservation for a shuttle please contact us at info@lostcoastadventures.com or call us at 707-986-9895 for further information. We will be assisting in the reservation process until further notice. Online reservations are still suspended.