Leave from Safeway parking lot in Ashland promptly at 9:00 AM unless otherwise indicated. Bring water, lunch, hat, sun-screen and rain gear. TH = trailhead; EDT = estimated drive time; RT = round trip; PCT = Pacific Crest Trail; DIM = Dead Indian Memorial Highway. 100 Hikes is 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon, 3rd edition
Leader: Alex Maksymowicz: 541-482-1964.
June 6: Grizzly Peak (100 Hikes, p. 146) - Leader: Lynn Clegg
TH: Drive Dead Indian Memorial Highway 7 mi; turn left on Shale City Rd and follow Grizzly Peak Trail signs: 3 mi on pavement, 2 mi on dirt. EDT: 30 min
Description: spring flowers should be in full bloom; great views over the Rogue Valley
Distance: 5 miles; elev. gain: 1200 ft. Weather forecast. RT mileage: 30 mi
June 13: Upper Rogue River Tr: Union Ck to Woodruff Br (p. 92 in 100 Hikes) - leave at 8:30 am - Leader: Lynn Clegg
TH: Hwy 62 to Union Creek; leave shuttle car at Woodruff Bridge on the way. EDT: 105 min
Description: from the Rogue River Gorge overlook follow the river downstream to Woodruff Bridge. It’s springtime along the Rogue—dogwoods and other flowers should be in bloom.
Distance: 7.5 mi; elev gain: 100 ft. Weather forecast. RT mileage: 150 mi
June 20: PCT: Hyatt Lake to Greensprings Summit - Leader: Lynn Clegg
TH: Hwy 66 17.5 miles to Greensprings Inn; left 3 mi to PCT; leave shuttle car at Greensprings Summit; EDT: 45 min
Description: Walk along PCT thru flower-filled woods and meadows.
Distance: 7.4 miles; elev gain: 1200 ft. Weather forecast. RT mileage: 45 mi
June 27: Brown Mt Trail: FS #3705 TH to PCT & back
TH: Take Dead Indian Rd 22 miles to FS road #37; go left on FS #37 for 6 miles to FS #3705; go right on FS 3705 for 3.5 miles to trailhead; all roads are paved. EDT: 45 min
Description: pleasant, undulating trail through the woods to PCT and back; turn left onto PCT for a short distance to pleasant lunch spot at bridge over a stream.
Distance: 6 miles (3 miles each way); elev gain: no more than 500 ft. Weather forecast. RT Mileage: 70 miles.