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Gearhart Mountain

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Gearhart Mountain's summit ridge from the trail on the south saddle (bobcat)

Description

Gearhart Mountain is a highly eroded Miocene shield volcano with long ridges and expansive cirques. To reach the summit involves an off-trail excursion through diseased forest on the gently sloping summit ridge. There are a couple of short scramble areas, the second one being The Notch between the false and true summits. Views from the summit extend over a vast area to the Three Sisters, Mount McLoughlin, and Steens Mountain.

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