Lost Coast Trail Guided Hikes

Welcome to Your Adventure on the Lost Coast

We'll take care of the details

Let us cater to you on and off the trail to create the experience you have dreamt of.  With a variety of choices from day hikes to backpacking trips, we want to be a part of a memorable journey that you will cherish forever. Whether this is your first time hiking or your one hundred and first, we are happy to offer options to accommodate the type of adventure you are looking for.

Campers during Lost Coast Adventure Tours

The Lost Coast's Spanish Ridge Expedition : May 30th - June 2nd 2018 (Sold Out)

Lost Coast Trail Spanish Ridge Expedition hike

Pristine Coastal Views-Stargazing-Wildflower Meadows

This journey is designed with some of the most beautiful sights in store for you. From colorful wildflowers that decorate the mountainside to the salty spray of the ocean, we bring one of the most well-rounded backpacking trips to our schedule.

Whale watching and seeing the sun rise or set over the ocean are all possible during this adventure. Stories of hidden treasure at Spanish Flat bring an edge of excitement and our guides have all the best tales saved for you…

Price: $700
Activity: Backpacking
Level: 4
Solitude Level: 4
Distance: 21 miles
Duration: *4 Days/3 Nights

* This does not include pre-trip meeting and dinner the day before departure

The Lost Coast Saddle Mountain Summit to Sea : June 13th - June 16th 2018 (Sold Out)

Big mountain views-Majestic Wildlife-Vivid night skies

This journey is designed with some of the most beautiful sights in store for you. From colorful wildflowers that decorate the mountainside to the salty spray of the ocean, we bring one of the most well-rounded backpacking trips to our schedule.

Whale watching and seeing the sun rise or set over the ocean are all possible during this adventure. Stories of hidden treasure at Spanish Flat bring an edge of excitement and our guides have all the best tales saved for you…

Price: $700
Activity: Backpacking
Level: 5
Solitude Level: 4
Distance: 20 miles
Duration: *4 Days/3 Nights

* This does not include pre-trip meeting and dinner the day before departure

Lost Coast Trail Saddle Mountain Summit to Sea Hike

The Lost Coast: Gitchell Creek Hike June 24th, 2018

Have you always wanted to hike the Lost Coast Trail but don't have enough time to set aside for a four-day trip? Do one of the most beautiful parts with our day hike from Black Sands Beach. Our professional team of guides will teach you all you need to know to beat the tides and challenge yourself with this eight-mile journey.

  • Length: 8 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: 4
  • Meals Included: Lunch
Lost Coast Trail Gitchell Creek hike

The Lost Coast Trail : July 31 - August 3rd 2018

Joey and Shannon Hodgson hike the Lost Coast Trail

Challenging Hiking - Rejuvenating Solitude - Backpacking Techniques and Skills - Impressive Views

The name of this trip speaks for itself and this may be the trip you have been waiting for all along. A bucket list item that you have dreamed of. 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 elk or elephant seals, or sit and watch the stars from the bluffs, this is the trip for you. A true adventure trail (because nobody knows more secret spots than our guides do…)

Activity: Backpacking
Price: $700
Level: 4
Solitude Level: 3
Distance: 25 miles
Duration: *4 Days/3 Nights

* This does not include pre-trip meeting and dinner the day before departure

For all overnight backpacking trips we recommend you arrive in town a day early and make arrangements to stay at Wailaki Campground. They operate on a first come first serve basis and are $8.00 per night. This is where we will hold our pre-trip meeting, gear check and dinner the day before departure for every backpacking trip. We do not make reservations for these sites through our office. You can get more information through the BLM California office 707-986-5400.

What You Need to Know About Lost Coast Guided Hikes

What's Included

https://lostcoastadventures.com/custom-shuttle-services/Explore the trails best kept secrets with our professional guides who were born and raised on the coast of Humboldt County.

We will help you properly equip yourself and prepare for a multi-day backpacking trip. You'll learn basic backcountry skills, including, but not limited to:

  • Leave no trace
  • Basic navigation
  • Outdoor cooking and shelter building.
  • Permits are included along with stoves, fuel, cooking gear, group filtration systems.
  • Our guided adventure includes all your backcountry meals throughout the trip, and a catered pre-trip dinner and campfire.
  • Transportation to the trailhead from black sands beach is also included along with free parking for the duration of the trip.
  • We will provide bear canisters at no extra charge and tents are available for rental at a discounted group price.

What's Not Included

We don't provide the following:

  • Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Rain-gear
  • Water bottles
  • Headlamps
  • Personal items
  • Toiletries sleeping equipment.
  • Breakfast or lunch the day before the trip
  • Lunch or dinner the afternoon we return
  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuity
  • Transportation to Black Sands beach the morning of departure. See the gear list for more information.

Weather

Below we have provided an average of high and lows on the coast but keep in mind temperatures have gotten as warm as 94 degrees F in the warmest summers and dropped below 20 degrees F in the coldest winter months.

Our guides will provide you with a weather update one week before your trip and then again at the pre-trip meeting the night before. Our goal is to make sure you are entirely prepared for whatever Mother Nature may bring!

MonthAverage HighAverage Low
May6048
June6250
July6452
August6453
September6450

FAQ

Cancellation Policy

Guided Hikes Cancellation Policies

Our goal is to work with you when life presents us with scheduling challenges, to ensure your best experience and the convenience of other participants we have designed the following set of guidelines. Please feel free to contact us at tours@lostcoastadventures.com before you register if you have any additional questions.

Overnight Trips

  • 28 days before departure you qualify for a full refund or transfer to a trip (@the same cost within three months) with room available.
  • 14-27 days you are eligible for 50% or a transfer to a trip (@ the same cost with room available within three months)
  • 8-13 days you are eligible for a 25% refund
  • 7 days or less, your trip is non-refundable unless we cancel a trip due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances in which we will give you a 48-hour notice.

We must receive a minimum of six participants to run our backpacking trips in order to make it the best experience possible for the group. If we do not receive our minimum within 6 days of departure we have the right to make the unfortunate decision to cancel or re-schedule. In this case, we will fully refund your money and give you a phone call and an email letting you know.

Thank you for understanding that we are a small company working to make everyone's schedules work to the best of our ability.

Day Hikes

  • 28 days before departure you qualify for a full refund or transfer to a trip (@the same cost within three months) with room available.
  • 14-27 days you are eligible for 50% or a transfer to a trip (@ the same cost with room available within three months)
  • 8-13 days you are eligible for a 25% refund
  • 7 days or less, your trip is non-refundable unless we cancel a trip due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances in which we will give you a 48-hour notice.

We must receive a minimum of four participants to run our day trips in order to make it the best experience possible for the group. If we do not receive our minimum within 24 hours prior to departure we have the right to make the unfortunate decision to cancel or re-schedule. In that case, we will fully refund your money and give you a phone call and an email letting you know.

Thank you for understanding that we are a small company working to meet everyone's schedules work to the best of our ability.