Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

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Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Splintercat » March 7th, 2010, 9:39 am

This is a link to an archived report on the Perdition Trail by "a little mouse"....

Perdition Trail Report (2006)

...and a reminder to keep the pressure up for the USFS to restore this historic trail!

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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by BrianEdwards » March 7th, 2010, 1:02 pm

Wow Tom, that looks incredible.
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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Grannyhiker » March 7th, 2010, 3:02 pm

Thank you, Tom!

WE WANT OUR TRAIL BACK!!! :!: :cry:
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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Splintercat » March 7th, 2010, 7:07 pm

It is, Brian... but it's closed to the public at the moment. You'd have to somehow "not see" the sign along the Wahkeena trail to find yourself hiking this... like Mr. Anonymouse did... of course, signs are easy to miss... ;)

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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Eric Peterson » March 16th, 2010, 6:33 am

Was up to Wahkeena this past weekend and saw the sign, but on this side of Perdition the sign does not
mention anything about any fines. IIRC, the other sign on the Multnomah falls side mentions fines.

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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by greglief » March 27th, 2010, 8:35 am

AHA! Thanks for the scoop, Zerek. So the trick is to start the Perdition Trail from the Wahkeena side, then plead ignorance if stopped by a ranger. I might just do that. :D

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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by pyles_94 » March 27th, 2010, 4:32 pm

or, greg, if you wanted to completely avoid complications, you could start the perdition trail on wahkeena side, then hike it almost to the multnomah side, and then turn around and make it an out and back! i might just do that.
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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Guy » March 27th, 2010, 5:09 pm

A little mouse told me that you should definitely start at the Wahkeena side as the stairs are much easier to negotiate in an upwards direction!
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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by aircooled » August 2nd, 2013, 4:41 pm

I did it a few years back. We worked our way around the stairs, tackled the "cliff" without rope, but a rope would have been nice. I took this shot at the summit.

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Re: Perdition Trail by "Anonymouse" (October '06)

Post by Eric Peterson » August 2nd, 2013, 8:29 pm

Awesome pic AC!!

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