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Ninemile Ridge Trail #3072

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

7.0 mile 11.2 kilometer point to point
77% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 567' 173 m
Descent: -3,181' -970 m
High: 5,081' 1,549 m
Low: 2,466' 752 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 37% (20°)

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Trail shared by Greg Brown

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Trail not accessible from November to May due to snow.

Description

The western end of the trail starts off quite steep. The eastern approach allows for easy access to the ridge line and great views of the wilderness. The trail is popular with horse back riders in the summer.

Forest Service webpage contains detailed direction to upper and lower trailheads.

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Crossing Buck Creek on the lower Buck Mountain Trail. Spring run-off will make crossing difficult.
Nov 4, 2019 near Athena, OR
Fall hiking conditions on the Buck Creek Trail
Nov 4, 2019 near Athena, OR

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