Hunchback Mountain

Moderate (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 …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.