Grand vistas and the well-traveled Pacific Crest Trail will delight your senses and offer a remarkable outdoor experience. Enjoy visiting with through hikers on their Mexico to Canada trek.

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PCT - Hood to Timothy

Seasonal Walk

SN: 125762 - 2024 / Y3290

when is the event

Starting Wed, May 1st, 2024 until Nov 30th, 2024

Start times: daylight hours

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only

where is the event

Government Camp, Oregon

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

CC: Clackamas County


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Event comments

This route is intended to offer one long hike or three 9-10 km segments for the Pacific Crest Trail challenge. For any option hikers will need to arrange drop off or pickup at one end of the route. On the top segment you'll take in breathtaking views of Mt Hood. The middle segment continues a gradual decent through older growth forests and the third segment leads you on more level ground through majestic Douglas Fir stands and areas with huckleberries for you pleasure in the late summer and finishes at Little Crater Lake trailhead. Start of walk is in Clackamas County and the second leg moves into Wasco County for those doing county challenges.

conditions for the event

Rating: 3C, Distance: 8, 9(2C), 12(2C)km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: No

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

This is a rugged hike with little to no support along the route. Hikers should carefully plan the hike to ensure safety. Hiking poles are recommended, hiking boots preferred, wear layers of hiking clothing, and bring sufficient water, snacks and first aid supplies for the trek. Be sure to notify a friend or family member of your hike plan and having a good topographical map of the area is encouraged.


how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page or the maps phrase below, if provided by the club. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

Maps phrase and directions link

Click "GO" to bring up the directions on Google maps to the event starting point.

Timberline Lodge

The above maps phrase is only provided for planning purposes. The downloaded event directions provide detailed directions to the starting point and possible alternate start point locations. THERE IS NO PHYSICAL START BOX AT THIS LOCATION.

event sponsor

Columbia River Volkssport Club (AVA-0242)

Event website: www.walking4fun.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.