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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Brrrr!

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadPaulina PeakWasn't really prepared for the chilly temps and new snow but so worth it, absolutely beautiful! Users who liked this:
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Juneuary on Paulina Peak

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadPaulina Peak TrailheadAfter cold weather and precip in Bend on Saturday, I wasn't quite sure what to expect at elevation on Sunday. I threw some traction devices in my day pack and set off for Paulina Peak. The trailhead was dry and snow-free, but as I passed the 7000 ft mark I entered […]
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Black Butte

Peak SummitedBlack ButteTrailheadBlack Butte TrailheadA little chilly at the start with beautiful frost on the trees which melted on our way back down. The kids were awesome and loved seeing the fire tower at the top Users who liked this:
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Paulina Peak

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadPaulina LakeIt was a sunny but cool day for a hike. The trail was dry most of the way except for a few small snow patches (which was perfect for our dogs to cool off). The first mile or so is pretty flat and then it gets quite steep in places farther up. […]
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Sunday Hike

Peak SummitedBlack ButteTrailheadBlack ButtePerfect day for an early up! Users who liked this:
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House Blend

Peak SummitedTumalo MountainTrailheadTumaloGroupDay CampersHouse Blend has aroma, body and flavor, all in balance—with tastes of nuts and cocoa brought out by the roast, smooth and balanced with rich, approachable flavors.
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Paulina Peak!

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadNot sure?Gorgeous early start with spot of snow about 2/3 of the way up. It was melting quickly as we came down. It should be completely clear now. Users who liked this:
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Black Butte

Peak SummitedBlack ButteTrailheadAt the bottom of the hill by Camp ShermanGroupJust friendsIt was a hot day, a long hike, and the views were rewarding! Super impressed by the endurance/ultramarathon runners using the long trail for training. Lots of wildflowers and a bit reminiscent of Dog Mountain in some sections. Users who liked this:
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Paulina Peak

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadPaulina Lake Day usePerfect day with incredible views!
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Pretty Paulina

Peak SummitedPaulina PeakTrailheadPaulina PeakThe cold temps continue. Had some snow flurries & a few minutes of ice pellets but still able to summit. The trail is open & clear. A few patches of snow but nothing you can’t walk over in hiking shoes. Definitely layer up….it was 34 degrees with occasional winds. Users who liked […]
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5ft in 3ft snow!

Peak SummitedTumalo MountainTrailheadTumalo MountainWay too much snow for this California hiker! Beautiful views & scenery, but definitely lots of snow in the ground. At times, my Trekking poles were in 2-3 ft of snow, then the ground was bare. Used my All Trails app to keep me on track. The hike seemed a piece of […]
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Warm welcome from Black Butte

Peak SummitedBlack ButteTrailheadUpper Black Butte TrailGreat weather, beautiful views, warm welcome to Bend Oregon. Out of order, but first hike for me to kick off my six pack of peaks challenge in Central Oregon. From California, finished SoCal SixPackofPeaks Finisher 2017. Users who liked this:
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