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Address: Redmond, OR

Scenic mountain lined with fir and pine trees: great for hiking and skiing.

Scenic mountain lined with fir and pine trees: great for hiking and skiing.

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Great hike, killer views!

Found this on TA after being told about it by a friend. An fairly moderate hike, about 4.5 round trip according to the MapMyRun app. It's a pretty steep incline, so trek poles or... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Found this on TA after being told about it by a friend. An fairly moderate hike, about 4.5 round trip according to the MapMyRun app. It's a pretty steep incline, so trek poles or a walking stick would be handy. You don't start to see Mt Bachelor behind until about half way up. Definitely do the whole loop once you... More 

Thank JoeyKool
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252 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I cannot speak to how it is in summer but winter was phenomenal. Ended up snowshoeing up there in time to see the sunrise. It was cold but ridiculously gorgeous and worth every shivering step taken. Can't wait to make it back!

Thank DeneMiles
Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I love this little hike, and I am glad that it is a short hike. This was the third leg of a big day last week (Oct-14-2015). We started the day off with the South Sister hike. Once we finished that 12+ mile, 5000 foot climb, we transitioned over to Mt. Bachelor. That was much easier than South Sister. Mt.... More 

Thank Brad M
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Great Hike....GREAT to get blood pumping....and the reward...AMAZING VIEWS! Yes, strenuous on way up...but you can do it! It is well worth it. It is slow on way up depending on your fitness level but fast and effortless on way down. This hike is great! You can do it in a short amount of time and see breath-taking views. We... More 

Thank Mary Margaret S... B
Lennox Head, Australia
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188 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

The hike up tumalo mountain is definitely hard work but the views are worth every drop of sweat. You definitely need hiking poles or a sturdy stick for the walk down the mountain as it's very hard on your knees (and we are young!!)

1 Thank ClaireKing92
Middletown, DE
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233 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The 1.5 hike up the mountain is strenuous depending upon your fitness and ability. However, it is a nice hikk and if you take your time it's worth the hike. I saw numerous older folk who were not in the best of shape, making the hike. The view at the top is well worth your effort. The descent is fairly... More 

Thank bjdav
Sacramento, California
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

The trail seemed to be very popular. The parking was almost full when we arrived on a weekday. Most of the trail runs through a forest so you can take a break in a shadow when you are exhausted. Remember on the top you will get a reward - magnificent views. Bring a binocular, a camera and water. Kids friendly.... More 

Thank vaz65
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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294 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I always enjoy this hike. It's about 1.5 miles one way and all up to the summit. It takes you through the lower shady forest and on until you summit with fabulous views of both Mt Bachelor and the Three sisters. I find it to be an invigorating hike, not an easy one. It took me 2:45 round trip, but... More 

1 Thank Marlynne P
Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

The view of the Cascade Mountains----especially the Three Sisters----is beyond compare. Watching the sunsets is the best in the U.S.

Thank JPK834
Hillsboro, Oregon
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206 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This great hike gains 1400 feet in about 2 miles. It was sunny and hot the day we went up, but we got a good workout. Wonderful views of South Sister, Broken Top, and Mt. Bachelor from the summit. Easy parking at trail head, but can be busy on weekends, etc. Requires NW Forest Pass. Dogs OK. Note that this... More 

1 Thank Clark A

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