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[[Image:yocumlowview.JPG|thumb|400px|View of East Zigzag Mountain from lower Yocum Ridge Viewpoint ''(Jerry Adams)'']]
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[[Image:yocumlowview.JPG|thumb|400px|View of East Zigzag Mountain from the lower Yocum Ridge Viewpoint ''(Jerry Adams)'']]
  
 
* Hikes including this location:
 
* Hikes including this location:
 
** {{Hike ring|trailhead=Ramona Falls Trailhead|hike=Yocum Ridge Hike|log=Ramona Falls Hike/Log|previous=Timberline-Yocum Ridge Trail Junction|next=Yocum Pond}}
 
** {{Hike ring|trailhead=Ramona Falls Trailhead|hike=Yocum Ridge Hike|log=Ramona Falls Hike/Log|previous=Timberline-Yocum Ridge Trail Junction|next=Yocum Pond}}
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* Elevation: 4480 feet
 
* Elevation: 4480 feet
  
 
=== Description ===
 
=== Description ===
This is nice viewpoint along the Yocum Ridge Trail. It's at mile 4.1 (from Ramona Falls Trailhead). Watch for a small spur to the right just before the first major switchback on the Yocum Ridge Trail. From here you'll have great views into the Sandy River Canyon, [[Mount Hood]] and a vast expanse to the south - including [[East Zigzag Mountain]]. There's a small flat area to put a tent, but there is no drinking water.  For some this is a great destination in itself!  
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This is nice viewpoint along the Yocum Ridge Trail. It's at mile 4.1 (from the [[Ramona Falls Trailhead]]). Watch for a small spur to the right just before the first major switchback on the Yocum Ridge Trail. From here you'll have great views into the Sandy River Canyon, [[Mount Hood]] and a vast expanse to the south - including [[East Zigzag Mountain]]. There's a small flat area to put a tent, but there is no drinking water.  For some this is a great destination in itself!  
 
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=== Guidebooks that cover this destination ===
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=== More Links ===
 
=== More Links ===
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* [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mthood/recarea/?recid=53532  Yocum Ridge Trail #771 (USFS)]
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=== Contributors ===
 
=== Contributors ===
 
* [[User:retiredjerry]] (creator)
 
* [[User:retiredjerry]] (creator)

Latest revision as of 18:36, 23 March 2020

View of East Zigzag Mountain from the lower Yocum Ridge Viewpoint (Jerry Adams)

Description

This is nice viewpoint along the Yocum Ridge Trail. It's at mile 4.1 (from the Ramona Falls Trailhead). Watch for a small spur to the right just before the first major switchback on the Yocum Ridge Trail. From here you'll have great views into the Sandy River Canyon, Mount Hood and a vast expanse to the south - including East Zigzag Mountain. There's a small flat area to put a tent, but there is no drinking water. For some this is a great destination in itself!

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