The Mount Defiance hike is a steep hike with great views of the surrounding mountains on a clear day. You can make it a loop hike by going up the Starvation Ridge Trail and back down the Mount Definance Trail or you can go out and back on the same trail. More information can be found at

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 52 miles
Driving Time from Portland 1 hours
Distance - Round Trip 11 miles
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Interesting Features Mountain Views, Old Growth Trees
Relevant Maps CG7
Awards Qualified Awesome Ridges Award, Gorge High Points, Wild Ones
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