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Hunchback Trail - No. 793

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Phone
Phone:
503-622-3191
Address
Mt. Hood National Forest
70220 E. Hwy. 26
Zigzag, OR 97049
Basics
Length:
10 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
9 - 10 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1500 feet
Elevation Range:
1500 feet to 5000 feet
Elevation Change:
3500 feet
Season:
Late May to early November

Description

This trail runs adjacent to the 44,560 acre Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Area that is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Devil’s Peak Lookout is located along its southern segment. This trail runs along Hunchback Ridge that says forested along its length. When combined with part of Salmon River Trail, Kinzel Lake Trail and Green Canyon Trail, a longer loop route can be made. When starting from Zigzag, this trail climbs steeply for just over 2 miles gaining almost 2000 feet to a viewpoint. From this point the trail follows near the ridgeline of Hunchback itself. Approximately 1 ½ mile before its end at Sherburn Road, Devil’s Peak Lookout is located. Some segments of the trail are primitive with minimal tread surface and are almost a scramble.

Regulations & Leave No Trace Information: Devil’s Peak Lookout has been out of service for over 25 years but is open to the public. ?? The lookout is kept unlocked at all times. There is no fee or reservation system to visit the lookout. ?? A water source is located approximately 300 yards north of the lookout on the north side of Hunchback Trail. This water source can dry up in late summer. ?? There is no outhouse. Go at least 200 feet from the lookout, keeping away from any water sources and dig a 6-8” cat hole. ?? Pack out everything including toilet paper and all food scrapes. Don’t leave food. ?? Do not cut trees in the area. ?? If you are interested in helping maintain the lookout, contact the Zigzag R.S. . Leave No Trace Principles ?? Plan Ahead and Prepare Be Considerate of Other Visitors ?? Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Leave What You Find ?? Dispose of Waste Properly Minimize Campfire Impacts ?? Respect Wildlife.

Length:
10 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
9 - 10 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1500
Elevation Range:
1500 feet to 5000
Elevation Change:
3500
Season:
Late May to early November
Basic Directions

From north end: Follow US 26 for 20 miles east of Sandy to the Zigzag Ranger Station. The trailhead is at the east end of the ranger station parking lot. From south: Take U.S. 26 towards Government Camp. At 0.5 mi. east of Government Camp turn south onto the Still Creek Campground Road (Rd. 2650). Follow this road south 1 mile and turn westward (right) onto Chimney Rock Drive. Continue on this road 0.3 mi. until it reaches an intersection. Cross the intersection and continue on Sherar Burn Road (Rd. 2613). Follow Sherar Burn Road (primitive road) 10 miles to its end.

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