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Hunchback Mountain

(to rimrock viewpoint)
4.2 miles round trip
1700 feet elevation gain
Open late April to mid-November

Difficult (to Great Pyramid)
9 miles round trip
2900 feet elevation gain

Handy for a bit of exercise, this trail switchbacks from the Zigzag Ranger Station up the long, wooded ridge known as Hunchback Mountain. After climbing steeply for 2.1 miles, the path passes a rimrock viewpoint overlooking the forested valleys of the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. For a better look east to Mt. Hood, continue up and down along the ridgecrest to three other viewpoints.
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The Hunchback Trail continues past Great Pyramid with some steep ups and...


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