Leader: John Fertig Jnfertig@gmail.com 541-601-5687
Distance/hours: Hike is 7 miles roundtrip. Plan on spending 6-7 hours including drive time to/from trailhead.
Elevation gain/loss: 1100 ft of gain.
Difficulty level: Moderate. The last 3 miles of the hike will be on the Ponderosa Rim Ski Trail which does not have a tread and has obstacles 12 inches high. The rest of the hike is a relatively easy hike with moderate elevation gain.
What to bring: Summer Ten Essentials, water, snack/lunch and sturdy footwear (no tennis shoes or sandals). If you drive bring a NW Forest Pass for parking. Trekking poles are optional. Dogs are not allowed on this hike.
Number of hikers: 8 hikers total.
Meeting time/place: 7:45 AM in Walmart parking lot adjacent to the Pinebrook Blvd entrance. If you are coming on the Parkway from the north then take the Powers Road East exit).
Link to route map.