It’s hard not to be awestruck seeing Castle Crags for the first time while driving Interstate 5. But for the few hiking the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), the west side is rarely seen.
These views were captured while hiking a portion of the PCT from the Soapstone Trail.
(1) Reference my trails link page for more information and resources on the Castle Crags area
(2) For this hike, I used the Soapstone Trail link on the Hike Mt Shasta page