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Near Butte Meadows in Tehama County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lassen Trail - The Last Summit

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
1. Lassen Trail - The Last Summit Marker
Inscription.
"We gained the summit of greatest elevation. ... here we found 8 dead oxen, 2 discarded wagons, pieces of others, clothing, & c, scattered around" - J. Goldborough Bruff, Oct 21, 1849
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Trails West Inc., P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510

 
Erected 1998 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number L-52.)
 
Location. 40° 12.936′ N, 121° 34.974′ W. Marker is near Butte Meadows, California, in Tehama County. Marker is on Forest Service Road 27N08 (Lassen Trail) near Highway 32 (California Route 32), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest Ranch CA 95942, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lassen Trail - Mill Creek Overlook (approx. 1 miles away); Lassen Trail - The Narrows (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lassen Trail - Bruff's Camp (approx. 6 miles away); Bruff's Camp (approx. 6 miles away); Lassen Trail - Unrecognizable Emigrants (approx. 8.6 miles away); History of the Lassen Trail (approx. 8.6
Lassen Trail - The Last Summit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
2. Lassen Trail - The Last Summit Marker
miles away); Welcome to the Ishi Wilderness (approx. 8.6 miles away); Katie Thompson – Mattie Thompson – Josie Campbell (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butte Meadows.
 
More about this marker. There are no signs identifying Forest Service Road 27N08 or Lassen Trail. This marker is approximately 18 miles from the intersection of Highway 32 and FS 27N08.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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