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Belden in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pacific Crest Trail

 
 
Pacific Crest Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
1. Pacific Crest Trail Marker
Inscription. In the early 1930ís Clinton C. Clarke offered to the world his vision of a continuous trail stretching from Canada through 3 states to Mexico. “Along the summit divide of the mountain ranges traversing the best scenic areas and maintaining an absolute wilderness character.” The virtue of such a trail said Clarke, would be in helping to preserve wild areas and in encouraging people of “our too artificial civilization” to return to a simpler life and an appreciation of nature & the outdoors.
 
Erected 2012 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 0.375′ N, 121° 15.026′ W. Marker is in Belden, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Belden Town Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Belden Town Road, Belden CA 95915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belden (within shouting distance of this marker); Feather River Highway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eby Stamp Mill (about
Pacific Crest Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
2. Pacific Crest Trail Marker
400 feet away); Rich Bar (approx. 3.1 miles away); Tasman Koyom (approx. 9.4 miles away); Humbug Valley (approx. 9.4 miles away); Soda Spring (approx. 9.4 miles away); Bucks Ranch Hotel and Store (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belden.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the horseshoe pits.
 
Also see . . .  The Pacific Crest Trail - Maps and Guide Books. This link to the Pacific Crest Trail Association offers maps and books that may be purchased. It also shows a large map of the trail from Northern Washington to Southern California. (Submitted on July 28, 2013.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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