Oregon

Large fallen trees 1740-1757

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By: Dale
April 22nd, 2015

Early to Mid March(when I traveled)

Lots of large fallen trees over trail starting around 1740(Hobart Bluff) and gets significantly more frequent and difficult to cross near 1749(Hyatt Prairie Rd)thru to 1757(Howard Prairie Lake).

Fallen tree obstacles likely could have continued father along trail but that is where I stopped.

Hiking- Fairly easy to climb over most, unless multiple trees on top each other or navigate off the path to go around id too difficult.

Equestrian- Could become difficult. Most trees are likely too big to jump, but can be circumnavigated. A few trees fell over the trail that was traveling on the side of steep slopes which would dangerous to cross near there.

Southern Oregon – Soda Mountain Wilderness – Pilot Rock area storm damage

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By: Justin Rohde
January 21st, 2015

Multiple trees down along the Pacific Crest Trail northeast of the Pilot Rock trail juncture. The trail is blocked by at least a half dozen trees and some areas are challenging to get around. I only went about a mile or two northeast of Pilot Rock, so I imagine there are many more trees down I did not see…

Finding Annie Springs Trail 8/24/2014

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By: cb97123
September 17th, 2014

I day hiked the “Hikers PCT” from the Rim Drive intersection (Road 1841) to Hwy 62 and the trail is spectacular. However, I found several “through hikers” wandering Mazama Campground looking for the Annie Springs Trail, based on bad information. From the parking lot between the Mazama store (showers 75 cents/4 minutes) and the Restaurant, go north (out) the campground access road and continue north on an unmarked dirt road just as the access road turns west. This dirt road turns into trail and crosses the paved Rim Dr. road just west of a bridge with a sign for the Annie Springs Trail. If you miss the unmarked dirt road, you can head north on Rim Dr. road (away from the park entrance booth) to the bridge and signed trail. Going into the campground is the wrong direction.

Camp Creek Complex – Sky Lakes Wilderness

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September 15th, 2014

As of September 15th, the PCT is open again in this area.

The Camp Creek Complex, including the 790 fire near the PCT, is on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southern Oregon. Fire 790 burned near mile 1803 to mile 1805.5. Multiple other small fires burned near the PCT.

Fire 790 with IR data published 8/7/14 5:18:00 AM

Fire 790 with IR data published 8/7/14 5:18:00 AM

Camp Creek Complex with MODIS and IR layers. MODIS from 2:45 p.m. on 8.4.14. IR layer from 8/4/14 7:51:00 AM

Camp Creek Complex with MODIS and IR layers. MODIS from 2:45 p.m. on 8/4/14. IR layer from 8/4/14 7:51:00 AM

Fire at Mile 1806 on August 12, 1pm

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By: Jerry Harvwy
August 13th, 2014

There is a small fire at mile 1806 at 1pm August 12 started by lightning. No wind and some moisture present now. Forest service is aware and is dealing with numerous lightning strikes in the area.

Reported by phone by Todd Harvey (UberDude) hiking the trail in that area.