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Oregon PCT (take two)
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Thom Darrah
(thomdarrah) - MLife

Locale: Southern Oregon
Oregon PCT (take two) on 07/08/2008 08:26:47 MDT Print View

I made a fast trip onto the southern Oregon PCT this past weekend and thought others may be interested in the trail conditions encountered.
First snow encountered at 5,000' elev.

The first snow encountered was at 5,000' in elevation.

Snow continued to get deeper with fewer bare spots at higher elevations .

Snow continued to get deeper with fewer bare areas of trail as elevation was gained.

Mt. Shasta

Looking south at MT. Shasta, notice all of the smoke from fires burning in CA.

Mt. Thelison

Looking north toward MT. Thelison in the distance just past Crater Lake.

Trail marker at Devils Peak south of Crater Lake.

PCT trail marker at Devils Peak.

Side hill snow I need to cross.

Side hill snow encountered heading toward Devils Peak.

Snow on trail at Devils Peak.

Snow at Devils Peak, this should be fun.

Snow below Devils Peak.

Devils Peak,picture below, the peak above would highest elevation of trip.

Devils Peak

Mt. McGloughlin, picture below, to the south of Devils Peak.

Mt. McGloughlin

My trusted trail dog,picture below, as always ready for more.


Looking back at PCT from direction we traveled, trail is on side hill covered in snow just above tree line.

PCT covered in snow.

All things considered a great outing.

Edited by thomdarrah on 07/08/2008 08:34:16 MDT.