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The Best Backpacking in Idanha

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Top backpacking spots in and near Idanha

  • Detroit, Oregon

    Hike to the Boca Cave & Triangulation Peak

    4.0
    4.7 mi / 800 ft gain
    Triangulation Peak, Spire Rock and Boca Cave TH #3372 The trail starts on level ground where you travel east along the top of the ridge. There are multiple trees that have fallen across the trail making the hike quite adventurous. Some trees you'll go over and some you will need to go under. Depe...
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  • Linn County, Oregon

    Hike to Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout

    5.0
    3 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout is a beautiful day hike that takes you to its summit at 5771 feet elevation, covering roughly 1070 feet elevation gain. To get to the Coffin Mt. trailhead from Detroit OR, travel east on Highway 22 for approximately 19.5 miles to Forest Road 11 (Straight Creek Road). ...
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Dome Rock via the Upper Trailhead

    2.36 mi / 479 ft gain
    From Highway 22 at the Breitenbush River Bridge, in Detroit, turn north on to French Creek Rd. Drive up French Creek about 7.7 miles to the Upper TH #3379/3381 to Dome Rock and Tumble Lake. The trail can be found on the left side of the road and is easily seen after you pass it. It's best to pass...
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Elk Lake to Twin Lakes

    11.13 mi / 2260 ft gain
    Elk Lake to Twin Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lyons, Oregon.
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Twin Lakes via Battle Ax Mountain and Bagby Trails Loop

    13.49 mi / 3123 ft gain
    Twin Lakes via Battle Ax Mountain and Bagby Trails Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Detroit, Oregon.
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Bagby Trail #54 and Battle Ax Mountain Trail #3340

    5.78 mi / 1617 ft gain
    Bagby Trail #54 and Battle Ax Mountain Trail #3340 is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Detroit, Oregon.
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Battle Ax Mountain

    5.0
    5.09 mi / 1594 ft gain
    With no officially marked trailhead, this hike begins slightly west of Elk Lake in Marion County. Take Highway 22 to Detroit, OR. East of the bridge over Breitenbush River, turn onto (FR) Forest Road 46, with signs pointing to Breitenbush River. After 4.5 miles turn left at a sign for Elk Lake, a...
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Pamelia Lake and Grizzly Peak

    10.05 mi / 2710 ft gain
    Pamelia Lake and Grizzly Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Idanha, Oregon.
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Mount Jefferson via Pamelia Lake Trail, PCT,

    20.41 mi / 7277 ft gain
    Mount Jefferson via Pamelia Lake Trail, PCT, is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Idanha, Oregon.
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Hunt's Cove via Pamelia Lake Trail

    14.74 mi / 3150 ft gain
    This loop through the Pamelia Lake Limited Entry Area is one of the premier backpacking trips in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. The trail offers sustained up-close views of Mount Jefferson and several lookout points provide panoramic views of the western Oregon Cascades. The several large back...
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Hike Grizzly Peak

    4.5
    10 mi
    After leaving your car at the Pamelia Lake trailhead, hike 2.3 miles along the trail following Pamelia Creek. The Grizzly Peak trailhead will be on the right just before the lake, which you should check out before or after your hike up to Grizzly Peak—there are several campsites around the lake t...
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Hike up the South Slopes of Mount Jefferson

    15 mi / 7400 ft gain
    Set out from Pamelia Lake Trailhead through dense old growth forest. You'll see giant cedars, mixed firs and stunning mountain streams carving their way thru very green forest. After a couple miles, you'll reach Pamelia Lake. This is a great place to grab a snack, water, take photos and camp if y...
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Russell Lake via Whitewater Creek Trailhead

    4.8
    11.4 mi / 1926 ft gain
    This hike begins 7.5 miles down Whitewater Road at the Whitewater Trailhead, about 10 miles east of Detroit Lake. The road is bumpy, but can be navigated at slow speeds, even without four-wheel drive. Make sure to fill out a wilderness pass once you arrive at the trailhead. The trail is very wel...
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Bays Lake via Whitewater Creek Trailhead

    5.0
    10.5 mi / 1926 ft gain
    Starting at the Whitewater Trailhead, the path begins in a gorgeous old growth Douglas Fir forest. The first 1.5 miles are switchbacks gaining most your elevation and probably the toughest section of the hike. As it starts to level you'll find yourself following a ridge with some spectacular view...
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Blue Lake Trail, Lake Ann, Jorn Lake, Bowerman Lake Trail, Minto Pass, Marion Lake Trail

    14.66 mi / 2497 ft gain
    Blue Lake Trail, Lake Ann, Jorn Lake, Bowerman Lake Trail, Minto Pass, Marion Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Idanha, Oregon.
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  • Clackamas County, Oregon

    Bull of the Woods Wilderness Loop

    29.31 mi / 6745 ft gain
    Bull of the Woods Wilderness Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Detroit, Oregon.
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