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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One tired Maiden!

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMaiden Peak TrailheadRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWoke to a chilly Bend morning. Both Crescent bypass and Hwy 58 roads were icy so took it slow. Drive was about 1.5 hours. Service road to […]
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South Sister

Peak Summited2019 South SisterType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDevil’s LakeHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsPerfect weather for this hike! Recent snows covered most of the skree, making it easier to climb than summertime conditions (as long as […]
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Late Season South Sister

Peak Summited2019 South SisterType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDevil's LakeEncounteredFall foliageHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsWhat we thought would be the hardest time to summit South Sister turned out to be my favorite summit. The snow made for different […]
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Maiden Peak

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMaiden LakeHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionReally beautiful hike!  First time doing it and I am surprised its not a more popular hike for the area.  Trail was beautiful, but completely covered […]
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Best hike of the 6!

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMaiden Lake trailheadHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWhat’s not to love about this hike? Incredible 360 views at the top, a gorgeous Fall day, a lake to visit and a little snow […]
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Animal Tracks EVERYWHERE!

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadTrailhead accessed from Cascade Lakes HwyHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionWe should have brought snowshoes for the final climb to the top – we had about 6-8 inches of squeaky snow to […]
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Mount Bachelor In the Fall

Peak Summited2019 Mount BachelorType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadWest Village LodgeEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Fall foliageRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionLived in Bend for thirty years and this mountain was a first for me! Weather was around 65F at the base. Due to construction at Sunrise Lodge, they temporarily moved the […]
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South Sister Summit!

Peak Summited2019 South SisterType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDevils LakeEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Fall foliage, Ripe berriesRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionOn trail at 6:08am….parking lot about 1/4 full with lots of overnight camper vans. Weather mild…50F with no wind and not a single human being […]
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Celebrating the end of summer with our 6th peak

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadGold LakeRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusBugs were not too badSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsAbsolutely beautiful day for a hike. We came with lots of layers because the forecast looked pretty cool, but it was warm and sunny! Parts of the trail were a little […]
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Did it! South Sister with Snow

Peak Summited2019 South SisterType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDevils LakeHiking CompanionsHiked with a dog, Hiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsMy sixth peak!  I did not expect more than a dusting of snow… There were 6 inches on much of the […]
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South Sister

Peak Summited2019 South SisterType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDevils LakeEncounteredWildflowers blooming, Fall foliageHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problemsBeautiful day in Central OR, lots of hikers taking advantage of the sunny day.  Awesome views!! Snow on top!! Snow turned slushy […]
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Maiden Peak

Peak Summited2019 Maiden PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadMaiden peak trail via NF-500 Gold lake roadRoad ConditionsRoad rough but passableBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnow freeTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionVery long but gradual hike. Steep at times and seemingly endless until you are out of the trees but overall a good hike. Beautiful and perfect temperature in late September. […]
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