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From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Trip Report

  • A trip report is an individual instance of a hike on a certain date.
  • Type: Forum Post
  • Trip reports are not added to the Field Guide, but are linked from the Field Guide to the forums inside a hike article.


  • A destination is a place a person might hike to, or an important spot along a hike, like a waterfall or a summit.
  • Type: Wiki Article
  • Naming: A destination should be the name of the destination. Example: Wahkeena Falls
  • Destination Template


  • A hike is a specific route with starting and ending point, with possible optional side trips.
  • A hike can have several trip reports.
  • A hike has a trailhead.
  • A hike can have one or more areas.
  • A hike can link to destinations.
  • Type: Wiki Article
  • Naming: Hikes should end with the word hike. Example: Lost Lake Loop Hike
  • Hike Template


  • A trailhead has a specific GPS location.
  • A trailhead can have many hikes.
  • A trailhead can have one one or more areas.
  • Type: Wiki Article
  • Naming: Trailheads should end with the word trailhead. Example: Falls Creek Horse Camp Trailhead
  • Trailhead Template


  • An area can have many hikes, trailheads and destinations.
  • An area can be a subset of another area.
  • Some areas may also be like destinations. Information can be placed on the area page in the same manner as a destination.
  • Type: Wiki Category
  • Naming: Area names should just be the name of that area, but set up as a category instead of an article. Example: Category:Mount Hood Area

Trail Log

  • A trail log is a record of all trails and connecting trails used on a hike.
  • Trail logs are optional.
  • Type: Wiki Article
  • Naming: Trail Logs should be named with the name of the hike, follow by "/Log". Example: Larch_Mountain_Crater_Hike/Log
  • Trail Log Template
Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.