Hike Logs: 2018 Central Oregon Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Are you taking the Central Oregon Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. If you want to view logged hikes for just one of the peaks, click the mountain name. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Hot and Dry – Not My Favorite

By Joan Hester
| Paulina Peak

Peak Paulina Peak Group Just the SoCal Hiker himself (How lucky am I?) Trailhead Paulina Peak Trailhead Hot, hot, hot!! Now, I admit I am not one for the heat. I usually like to hike early in the morning or in the evening. However, we were driving back from Burney Falls and decided to hike […]
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Picture Perfect Paulina

By Jeff Hester
| Paulina Peak

Peak Paulina Peak Group Joan Trailhead Paulina Peak Hiked this mid-day, which I normally try to avoid, especially in the heat. Fortunately the first 2/3s is pretty well shaded, and there were some nice breezes along the way. It was a cloud-less day, and only saw one other couple on the trail (on their way […]
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Tumalo Mountain

By Jasmine18
| Tumalo Mountain

Peak Tumalo Mountain Group   Trailhead Tumalo Mtn Beautiful evening to hike.
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Paulina Peak

By kimpearcy
| Paulina Peak

Peak Paulina Peak Group   Trailhead Paulina peak Great morning for a hike. Wildflowers were blooming and the views were amazing. Most of the flowers were towards the top.
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Two Men and Me

By Joan Hester
| Black Butte

Peak Black Butte Group Just two great guys: Jeff Hester and David Emmerd Trailhead Black Butte Trailhead Absolutely beautiful evening hike up Black Butte. The trail starts at an incline and keeps going for 2 miles till the top. We had a beer at the top – not Black Butte Porter – maybe next time. […]
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Mt Bachelor

By Donna Small
| Mount Bachelor

Peak Mount Bachelor Group   Trailhead Mt Bachelor Trail Hike was clear and dry with only a few patches of snow. A bit chillier on the top and some hazy skies. But still great views– I did this hike last September and saw nothing then due to smoky skies. A few diehard skiers and snowboarders […]
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4 A.M. at the Paulina Peak Diner

By oddzuki
| Paulina Peak

Peak Paulina Peak Group   Trailhead The only one they have My hike began at 4 a.m. I left my house at 3:30 a.m. so I could make the top in time for Sunrise! and man oh man was it worth it! the beginning and about 70% of the way in is pretty steep but […]
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Tumalo Mountain Achieved!

By PicklesOnTrails
| Tumalo Mountain

Peak Tumalo Mountain Group   Trailhead Tumalo Mountain at Dutchman Flats You can't beat the weather in Central Oregon for hiking these peaks. We saw lots of deer tracks and finally some deer about halfway up. Go early to get a parking spot. The butterfly migrations are in full swing so when it warms up, […]
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Black Butte-y

By Jeff Hester
| Black Butte

Peak Black Butte Group   Trailhead Black Butte Beautiful day, clear skies, no bugs, and perfect temps. Hiked up at 6pm, enjoyed a summit beer and headed back down. Saw two other parties coming down as we hiked up, and one other party hiking up as we hiked down, but we had the summit to […]
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Tumalo Sunset

By Jeff Hester
| Tumalo Mountain

Peak Tumalo Mountain Group Facebook Group Trailhead Tumalo Mountain It was a hot day in Bend, but at 7pm the base of Tumalo had perfect hiking temps. Hiked up with a group who signed up through the Central Oregon Six-Pack of Peaks page. Reached the summit in less than one hour, then hung out watching […]
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Sunset Boulevard over the mountains!

By totanka82
| Tumalo Mountain

Peak Tumalo Mountain Group 6peak jeff! and friends Trailhead dutchman flats it was great met new awesome hikers and had a great time! Users who liked this:
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Tumalo, I Love You So!

By Mountain Momma
| Tumalo Mountain

Peak Tumalo Mountain Group   Trailhead Dutchman Flat parking lot This trail is leash free for dogs until July 15th. It was dry and about 55 degrees when we started. It's less trafficked in the morning hours. We were rewarded with 360 degrees of beautiful views? Users who liked this:
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