Finally! A guide illustrating road connections to Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail.

Volume One Now Available!

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With easy to follow color coded maps and tons of useful information for travelers, hikers, campers and adventurers along the PCT, the Oregon Backroads Guide to the Pacific Crest Trail takes the reader on a journey that spans the state of Oregon. The guide includes detailed and general information on an array of subjects including history, natural science and scenery of the Oregon Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains.

Watch for the up-coming release of Volume Two in September 2015! Volume Two continues the Twisting Journey through Oregon’s Cascades from Willamette Pass to the Bridge of the Gods.

The Oregon Backroads Guide to the Pacific Crest Trail Volume Two is heading to the press; scheduled to be released September 2015, the second book in the Oregon Backroads guide series takes the traveler on a high country odyssey spanning northern Oregon from the Willamette Pass to the Washington state line.

Volume Two of the Oregon Backroads Guide to the Pacific Crest Trail

Volume Two of the Oregon Backroads Guide to the Pacific Crest Trail

Volume Two covers Oregon"s High Country from Willamette Pass to The Columbia River.

Volume Two covers Oregon’s High Country from Willamette Pass to The Columbia River.

The icy waters of Clear Lake preserves 3,000 year old trees.

The icy waters of Clear Lake preserves 3,000 year old trees.

Explore Oregon’s high country in any season

The mountains of Oregon are truly a four season wonderland. Visit the lodge at Crater Lake Park¬† in the winter and you may conclude that it’s a beautiful but inaccessible¬† place. Snowy season lovers revel in the freedom presented by winter. Snow aficionados from snow shoers to snowmobilers rule the back country in the winter, the snow smoothing over the rough spots and providing trails where none existed in the summer. Fall is my favorite time to be in the mountains when the fruits ( mushrooms and huckleberries) of summer’s warmth are ready to be harvested and the skeeters (and crowds) are done. Spring is the season of color. Wildflowers paint the high country when the snow is gone. Summer brings the lazy times when the sun is high and camping and hiking are too…

 

Applegate Peak towers above the southern rim of Crater Lake.

Applegate Peak towers above the southern rim of Crater Lake.

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A sunrise hike at Sun Notch, Crater Lake National Park.

Beware the mushrooms lurking in the woods of Oregon

Beware the mushrooms lurking in the woods of Oregon

A winter scene looking southeast from Mt Ashland.

A winter scene looking southeast from Mt Ashland.