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Pacific Crest Trail: OR Section 1

OREGON BORDER to OR 66: Pass under thick white firs on this 40.8-mile leg in the Siskiyou Mountains. Bonus: Watch the sunrise over Shasta from the Grouse Gap shelter.

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To Trailhead

From Medford, OR, head W on OR 238 to Ruch. Turn L onto Upper Applegate Rd. In 4.7 mi., stay straight on Eastside Rd. In 5 mi., turn L onto Beaver Creek Rd./FR 20. Go 14.5 mi. to Silver Fork Gap, then head R on FR 2025. Go 4.5 mi. to 3-way jct. and turn L. In 40 yds., PCT crosses road.

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