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

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

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Nice trail to end the day with

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Brad M
Seattle, Washington, United States
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 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
Middletown, DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 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 

Thank Marlynne P
Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 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 

Thank Clark A
Los Gatos, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This little butte sits adjacent to Mt. Batchelor, offering terrific views of that 9000 ft. snow-covered peak to the west. The 2 mile climb from the parking lot is well graded, mostly through sparse evergreen forest, affording many photogenic shots of Batchelor on the way up. Open meadows were filled with purple lupine in mid summer. From the summit of... More 

1 Thank Easong
Sisters, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Tumallowa in Native American means icy creek, and is thought to be the origin of the name of Tumalo Mountain, Tumalo Falls, Tumalo Reservoir, Tumalo State Park and the town of Tumalo, all situated in Central Oregon in the vicinity of the city of Bend. I had to laugh when I saw that Tumalo Mountain is listed as being by... More 

13 Thank Lorenzo B
Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

A good, tough day hike with some nice views! If you're looking for a short few hours on the trail, this is a good choice with a view at the top.

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