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Welcome to Oregon Hikers

Welcome to the Oregon Hikers Forum, an online community dedicated to hiking and exploring the outdoors in Oregon and southwest Washington! With more than 7,000 registered members, you'll find new trip reports posted in our discussion forums daily. You can also explore our ever-growing Oregon Hikers Field Guide, with hundreds of trail descriptions, photos and maps to help you plan your adventures. The field guide is written by our forum members, and provided for the larger hiking community as a free service to promote hiking and our trail legacy. The forums and field guide can be browsed by anyone, but we do encourage you set up an account and join in the conversation. Thanks for stopping by!

Popular Trip Reports

(no pictures, sorry...) First time to Indian Heaven for a friend and me, we decided to hike in from Thomas Lake TH Friday morning before the crowds arrive, and hike/camp as we please unt ...

I hiked from TL to PP to watch the Perseids Friday evening. I don't take and upload pictures, but wanted to give the following reports: Bugs: Really only irritating after cros ...

Took the Scott Trail from OR 242 to 4 in 1 Cone July 14. Much of the trail was apparently once a pioneer (Scott) road and the grade is very easy in most places. ...

Hats off to USFS for clearing a path through the rockfall zone near the falls. Last September it was a real scamble to get through. We even saw a group form a bucket brigade to pass their baby from ...

Greg and I have been wanting to do the hike to [url=http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Ice_Lake_Hike]Ice Lake[/url] ...

For this year's Eagle Cap trip, I backpacked into Frazier Lake for the first time since 2009. Ben and I climbed Cusick via the NW ridge, which involves a tricky ridge traverse and some exposed 3rd ...

Went up to Gnarl Ridge starting at the Elk Meadows TH. Conditions where hot with very little breeze. Trail is well marked and easy to follow. Dusty at times, no bugs to worry about except flies. ...

Some friends and I just finished a trip to the Wallowas and wanted to provide a bit of info on two off-trail routes to Razz and Pocket Lakes. I had posted a few Qs on this last year, and received ...



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