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McIntyre Ridge Trail - No. 782

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Phone
Phone:
503-622-3191
Address
Mt. Hood National Forest
70220 E. Hwy. 26
Zigzag, OR 97049
Basics
Length:
4.5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3 - 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3000 feet
Elevation Range:
3000 feet to 4100 feet
Elevation Change:
1100 feet
Season:
May to October

Description

McIntyre Ridge Trail highlights are the ridge top hiking with outstanding views over the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness and Mt Hood. The trail itself runs right along the edge of the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Area’s northwest corner. When bear grass is in bloom, the ridge top is full of these white round blooms. Trail Description: When starting from the north end the trail climbs approximately 1000 feet in the first 2 miles. Once on the ridge top the climbing is mostly done. The trail breaks in and out of the trees mainly on the east side of the ridge.

Regulations & Leave No Trace Information: ?? Group size is limited to 12. On trails that allow stock, stock are counted in the group size. For example, 3 people each riding their own horse plus a spare horse in the group for packing would make a group of 7. ?? Unproccessed livestock feed is prohibited, preventing non-native plant spread. 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:
4.5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3 - 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3000
Elevation Range:
3000 feet to 4100
Elevation Change:
1100
Season:
May to October
Basic Directions

Access #1 - north: Follow US 26 to 10.5 miles east of Sandy, turning right just after Windell’s Snowboard Camp onto an unpaved road, signed as Wildcat Creek Road. From here it is approximately 4.5 miles to the trailhead. The BLM has gated the road at milepost 1.5 due to extensive off road vehicle damage occurring in the area but foot traffic is welcome. There should be a “Y” near or at the gate – go left. Then go 1.3 miles and go left at “Y”. Next go 0.8 mile and turn right at “Y”. Go to end of road which is a widening of the road in the middle of a clear cut with several “user roads” fork off. The trail starts in the southeast corner of the clear cut. So, if you walk one of the user roads that head to the southeast you will connect with it. If you find yourself going downhill, you have gone the wrong way.

Access #2 - south: Follow U.S. 26 approximately 2 miles east of Sandy, turning right at Firwood Road (Shorty’s Corner). Follow Firwood Road 3.4 miles (Firwood Road bears to the right at a four-way intersection after .8 mile) to Wildcat Mtn. Road. Turn left on Wildcat Mtn. Road for 5.6 miles where it enters the Mt Hood National Forest and becomes Road 3626. Stay on 3626 for 0.8 mile then turn right onto paved road 3626105 staying left at the first fork. Continue on this paved single lane road till the next fork which has a gate on the left side but stay right. Take this to the Upper Douglas Trailhead which is in the upper level of the old Wildcat rock pit. The Douglas Trail starts in the southeast corner of the gravel parking lot. Take the Douglas Trail approximately 1 mile east to the McIntyre Ridge Trail.

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