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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
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who shares on this forum. You all provide excellent information that I found very useful in preparing for my hike on the Timberli ...
Just climbed Mt Defiance yesterday. Good long hard hike. Most of the trail is loose rock and plenty of switchbacks that makes for a long hike. Uphill was hard but considering the low altitude it wa ...
I posted this trip report over at NWHiker.net:
My partner, my friend, and I headed up to Chenamus Lake in the Indian Heaven Wilderness this weekend for a quick overnight and attempt of the Placid Lake Loop described in the Field Guide.
Done 8/11/18. We did it in reverse, from Trail 483 intersection with FS 2660 up to Blue Box Summit because I did not relish the idea of running across US 26, twice, with summer traffic. Trail is ...
(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 ...
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