If you're up for an adventure, we've got one for you! Join AYM for a fun hike to beautiful Mill Creek Ridge northeast of Mount Hood. Along the way we'll bring clippers and do our best effort to clear as much of this seldom-used trail as possible. While not an official trail-tending event, we will do what we can within light means to help make a difference on this beautiful trail that sees very little use. If you can, bring a pair of hedge clippers, gloves, or just your sense of adventure and the willingness to spend time moving obstacles off the trail. We will *not* be doing any tread work or sawing out any large logs. The destination is the top of Mill Creek Ridge, a grassy knoll with a view of Mount Hood and lots of late spring flowers.
Hike: 10 miles out and back
Elevation Gain: 1,600 feet (on the return)
Drivetime from Portland: 1 hour and 40 minutes
Where to meet: Meet at Gateway Transit Center at 7:00 AM for carpooling or at the trailhead at 9:00 AM. Here is the trailhead on Google Maps.
Note: The trailhead is not obvious at all, so please be in touch with me at some point before the hike so we can make sure nobody gets lost.
For more information on this hike, see the link at the Oregon Hikers Field Guide: https://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/North_Section_Line_Hike