Wednesday (Day 1)
3:00pm Meet at Leggett Valley Mercantile
3:30pm Depart to Mattole River Campground
6:00pm Arrive at Mattole River Campground, Set up camp, appetizers on the beach, evening meal, and a course overview
Thursday (Day 2)
6:00am Coffee and Breakfast
7:00am Run From Mattole River campground to Black Sands Beach
Friday (Day 3)
08:00am Coffee and Breakfast
9:00am Run to Needle Rock Campground
3:00pm - 5:00pm Relax, shower, rest at Needle Rock Campground
Saturday (Day 4)
8:00am Coffee and Breakfast
9:00am Depart for Usal Beach Campground
3:00pm - 5:00pm Relax, Shower, and rest
Sunday (Day 5)
7:00am Coffee and Breakfast
8:00am Break camp, Pack up the trucks.
9:00am Depart for Fortuna, CA
10:00pm Arrive Leggett, CA
Water Filtration system
Streams reaching the Pacific Ocean have traveled through surrounding ranches and farms with abundant livestock. Iodine and related chemical methods are the lightest methods. Katadyn has developed a system of fill and filter as you drink. Experiment with your specific system before beginning this trip.
You will be provided with a selection of packable snacks including gels, chews, dehydrated fruits, nuts, chips, bars, electrolyte replacements, salts, etc.
If you have specific running foods that you prefer then make sure to pack them.
Many summer meadows are in full bloom and as a result many stinging bees, flies, and wasps and insect pollinators are attracted to the flowers. Any runners know to have severe allergic reactions must carry their own epinephrine injector.