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== Info ==
== Info ==
* Start point: [[Horseshoe Ridge Trailhead]]
* Start point: [[Cast Creek Trailhead]]
* End point: [[Horseshoe Ridge Zigzag Junction]]
* End point: [[Horseshoe Ridge Zigzag Junction]]
* Other featured landmarks:
* Other featured landmarks:

Revision as of 04:24, 26 December 2006

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  • Start point: Cast Creek Trailhead
  • End point: Horseshoe Ridge Zigzag Junction
  • Other featured landmarks:
  • Distance: 10 miles round trip
  • Elevation gain: 2600'
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Seasons: spring, summer, fall
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Backpackable: Yes
  • Crowded: Busy during summer and weekends, especially the first part to Burnt Lake

Hike Description

The Horseshoe Ridge Hike goes from the trailhead near Riley Horse Camp up a forested ridge to the Zigzag ridge where there are great views. You can save 2 miles and 750' of elevation gain by driving up a 2 mile gravel road to an upper trailhead. You can do an 11 mile loop by going up the Horseshoe Ridge Trail and back down the Cast Creek Trail.

Start at the trailhead


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Northwest Forest Pass required

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