Leave from the Rite Aid parking lot on Ashland Street promptly at 9:00 AM unless otherwise indicated. Bring water, lunch, hat and sun-screen. TH = trailhead; EDT = estimated drive time; RT = round trip mileage; PCT = Pacific Crest Trail; DIM = Dead Indian Memorial Highway. 100 Hikes is 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon, 3rd edition Coordinator: Liz Landreth 707-332-2699. Website: https://ashlandhiking.org
July 5: PCT from Mt Ashland Ski Road towards Grouse Gap
TH: Take Mt. Ashland Exit 6 off I-5; turn right onto Mt. Ashland Highway. The parking area for the PCT is just around the bend after the 7 mile road marker; EDT: 30 min. Description: Head west (PCT south) on the PCT towards Grouse Gap. Return the same way. Weather forecast. RT driving mileage: 40 miles.
July 19: West on the PCT Below the Mt. Ashland Summit
TH: Drive past the ski area back parking lot and bear left and downhill on NF-40S15 for 0.4 miles to the PCT crossing. Estimated drive time: 35 minutes. Hike Description: Follow the PCT west towards Grouse Gap. Weather forecast. RT mileage: 50 miles.