Pacific Crest Trail: OR Section 2

OR 66 to OR 140: Trek through grassy slopes around Old Baldy into the lava fields of Brown Mountain on this 34.2-miler.
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OR 66 to OR 140: Trek through grassy slopes around Old Baldy into the lava fields of Brown Mountain on this 34.2-miler.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 55.1

Waypoints

PCT1121

Location: 42.1299514770508, -122.482696533203

Cross OR 66 @ Green Springs Summit

PCT1122

Location: 42.1425514221191, -122.490196228027

Cross dirt road

PCT1123

Location: 42.143482208252, -122.49382019043

Cross dirt road

PCT1124

Location: 42.1407661437988, -122.500068664551

Cross dirt road

PCT1125

Location: 42.1539649963379, -122.507698059082

Pass an unreliable water faucet on the R side of the trail that oftentimes pours muddy water

PCT1126

Location: 42.1586494445801, -122.485717773438

Cross Keene Creek @ the outlet of Little Hyatt Reservoir. The water flowing from this reservoir isn't desireable for drinking

PCT1127

Location: 42.1643486022949, -122.465553283691

Head E @ paved road jct. around Hyatt Reservoir

PCT1128

Location: 42.1638984680176, -122.462699890137

Spur to water @ the corral on the L

PCT1129

Location: 42.1765823364258, -122.451934814453

Spur to horse camp on L

PCT1130

Location: 42.1786842346191, -122.445213317871

Cross dirt road

PCT1131

Location: 42.1863822937012, -122.437103271484

Cross dirt road

PCT1132

Location: 42.2007179260254, -122.387580871582

Cross paved road

PCT1133

Location: 42.2001495361328, -122.382469177246

Stay straight @ jct. with spur to Howard Prairie Lake

PCT1134

Location: 42.2170181274414, -122.367935180664

Cross canal with polluted water

PCT1135

Location: 42.2170677185059, -122.366897583008

Cross Grizzly Creek; polluted water

PCT1136

Location: 42.226318359375, -122.350715637207

Cross paved road

PCT1137

Location: 42.2410659790039, -122.308280944824

To refill water, follow spur on R that leads to a fenced-in spring

PCT1138

Location: 42.2409820556641, -122.306816101074

Fenced-in spring

PCT1139

Location: 42.2501983642578, -122.287467956543

Rogue River National Forest Boundary; trail curves to the N

PCT1140

Location: 42.27294921875, -122.276847839355

Cross paved road

PCT1141

Location: 42.2930335998535, -122.271697998047

Cross Dead Indian Rd.

PCT1142

Location: 42.3130493164062, -122.262763977051

Continue straight or follow spur leading L to South Brown Mountain shelter

PCT1143

Location: 42.313549041748, -122.26448059082

South Brown Mountain shelter: Sleeps four; well water

PCT1144

Location: 42.3364181518555, -122.26123046875

Go straight @ jct.; head toward lava fields

PCT1145

Location: 42.3936157226562, -122.290016174316

Stay straight @ jct.

PCT1146

Location: 42.394115447998, -122.290565490723

Stay straight @ jct. Optional: Turn L to hike to Fish Lake Resort

PCT1147

Location: 42.3957824707031, -122.291435241699

Cross OR 140; Fish Lake Resort 2 mi. W;

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South Brown Mountain shelter

Location: 42.3139381408691, -122.264625549316

PCT'ers post up at the South Brown Mtn. shelter. ©Jack Haskel

Brown Mountain

Location: 42.3315963745117, -122.257942199707

©Jack Haskel