100 Hikes: Travel Guide Eastern Oregon by William L. Sullivan

By William L. Sullivan

An entire and up to date consultant to touring and mountaineering in japanese Oregon, this e-book comprises every thing you'll have to plan a visit to the Wallowa Mountains, Steens Mountain, the excessive barren region state close to Bend, the Ochocos, or Hells Canyon. shuttle consultant info comprises the place to stick and what to determine, together with museums and mattress & breakfasts, with updated costs. path info covers nearly each direction within the quarter, with particular symbols picking the simplest paths for hikers, equestrians, mountain bikers, and backpackers. GPS readings are given the place important. 16 pages of colour pictures comprise a consultant to the wildflowers of japanese Oregon. An appendix of a hundred extra Hikes in japanese Oregon covers distant paths the place you will get clear of all of it.

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T o the left the p a t h leads p a s t c a m p s i t e s 3 0 0 y a r d s t o the g r a s s y tip of an island. 3 mile t o a picnic a r e a w i t h r e s t r o o m s . Watch for y e l l o w t a n a g e r s , r e d w i n g blackbirds, a n d z o o m i n g s w a l l o w s against the d r a m a t i c b a c k d r o p of the far shore's g i g a n t i c cliffs. 11 steins Pillar Easy 4 miles round trip 680 feet elevation gain Open April to mid-December Use: hikers, horses, bicycles Map: Steins Pillar (USGS) Like a m i s p l a c e d s k y s c r a p e r , 3 5 0 - f o o t Steins Pillar t o w e r s a b o v e t h e forested valley of Mill C r e e k .

A l t h o u g h all-terrain v e h i c l e s a r e a l l o w e d o n t h e s u m m i t trail, they a r e r a r e . A n d the delightful p a t h to McClellan M o u n t a i n is b l o c k e d to m o t o r vehicles altogether, ^ " n g a hat, b e c a u s e the r o u t e h a s little s h a d e o n hot s u m m e r d a y s . 47 Fields Peak's summit. D r i v e H i g h w a y 2 6 east of Dayville 1 3 miles (or w e s t of J o h n D a y 1 8 miles), and t u m s o u t h o n Fields C r e e k R o a d at a sign for the M u r d e r e r s C r e e k G u a r d Station.

C o n t i n u e u p a n d d o w n a c r o s s the rolling p l a t e a u 3 miles, i g n o r i n g t w o side frails to the left, t o r e a c h a junction at a n old s t o n e c o r r a l o n a s u m m i t ' s cliff e d g e . For the loop, you'll t u r n right o n Trail 8 0 8 , but first inspect the c o r r a l , w h e r e the m o u n t a i n ' s n a m e s a k e l o o k o u t building o n c e s t o o d . Then r e t u r n to t h e l o o p frail, following a "Snow Shelter" pointer. 2 miles a n d t a k e a 1 0 0 - y a r d side p a t h to the r i g h t t o find this 3-sided log hut, built p r i m a r i l y for N o r d i c skiers a n d s n o w m o b i l e r s .

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