MEETING PLACE: Gateway Transit Center Parking Garage (1200 NE 99th Avenue, Portland, OR)
TIME: We will be meeting at 8:30 am, and leaving the garage by 8:45 am sharp!!
TOTAL HIKING DISTANCE: 13 miles
ELEVATION GAIN: 1600 ft
ESTIMATED HIKING TIME: 5.5 hours
PACE: A moderate pace of about 2.5 mph
DIFFICULTY: On the difficult side due to length of the hike
CARPOOLING: Roundtrip mileage is approximately 70 miles, so we suggest a $7 donation to your driver!
All drivers will need a NW Forest Pass to park in the lot at the trailhead. If you don't have one, a day permit can be purchased there for $5.
The hike along Eagle Creek is a beautiful one full of rewarding views and gorgeous waterfalls! For more detailed information about the hike, check out this website:
Please remember that this is the Pacific NW and weather conditions can change quickly and without warning! Come prepared and dress appropriately. Some reminders: wear sturdy hiking shoes/boots, bring extra socks if needed, wear layers, avoid cotton, bring trekking poles if you have/need them, be prepared for rain (you never know!). Also, don't forget lunch, snacks, and lots of water to stay hydrated!
NO DOGS PLEASE!
NOTE: Please be prepared for this type of hike and know that you are 100% responsible for yourself! I am happy to help in any way I can but ultimately you are responsible for your safety and well-being!! Please let me know if you have any questions! See you on the trail! =)