PCT: OR Section G - Highway 35 to Cascade Locks (Bridge of the Gods)

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PCT: OR Section G - Highway 35 to Cascade Locks (Bridge of the Gods) is a 52.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 52.4 miles Elevation Gain: 8,877 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly




horseback riding





Came SOBO, ended at Lolo but great hike! The start from Cascade Locks was a beast, but water flowing from all the streams still. Lots of bugs, the biting flies are the worst. Beautiful views of all four volcanos in the area

Sunday, October 14, 2018

AMAZING! Pack warm though. We actually got snowed on. By far one of the best backpacking trips I've ever done.

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Starting off just south of the timberline lodge and finishing at the locks is a really fun trip! We definitely had plenty of water sources along the way. The only stream crossings to worry about are the Sandy River and Muddy Creek, both are easy to pass even with a full pack. Since we only did this section we were still able to meet other Thur Hikers for the PCT both going north and south. I recommend this section for anyone who has some experience, even the novice sort can make this a doable trip. Would love to do it again right away, but I will definitely pack lighter and move faster!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Non stop smiles. Ended to fast.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Completed a short portion at timberline lodge. Would like to do more. Beautiful views and snow in July.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Best hike yet! Beautiful scenery, trail and day. We hiked on 4th of July and the weather was perfect. Did a total of about 12 miles on the PCT. The day flew by ... I enjoyed the scenery so much!

Monday, June 06, 2016

Great hike, but the mileage in this app is mis-marked. It's not 3.7 miles, but 4.7, from Hwy 35 up to the Timberline junction. In shades trees all the way there with some small snow patches and two beautiful alpine meadows. Lightly traveled. Gradual climb all the way in. Quiet. Awesome view of the mountain at the junction. We took an extra detour down to the river for some fresh glacial water.

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recorded PCT

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Saturday, October 01, 2016

recorded Pacific Crest / White River

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