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Starvation Ridge Trail #414, OR

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.9 miles
Trailhead Elevation 292 feet
Elevation Gain 3,302 feet
Accumulated Gain 3,302 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 13.9
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This trail is in the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness and is one of the most strenuous hikes in the Mount Hood National Forest and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.


This trail begins at Starvation Creek State Park (I-84) and ends at Mitchell Point Trail #417. Leaving from the Starvation Creek Trailhead (120’), head west along US Hwy I-84 on Mount Defiance Trail #413, which is an asphalt trail that quickly becomes gravel. After 0.25 mile the trail reaches the beginning of Starvation Ridge Trail #414. Turn left (south) onto #414 and begin the series of switchbacks that climb 0.7 mile to Starvation Ridge (1,160’). The trail continues climbing south following Starvation Ridge for a further 1.8 miles to the trails end at the junction with Mitchell Point Trail #417 (3,250’).

Loop opportunity: Hikers can return to the Starvation Creek Rest Area Trailhead on Starvation Ridge Trail #414 or by making an 8.7 mile loop by turning right onto Mitchell Point Trail #417 and following it for 1.9 miles to Mount Defiance Trail #413. Turn right (north) onto #413 and follow it 4.1 miles to the trailhead.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To hike
    From Portland, take US Hwy I-84 east of Cascade Locks 10 miles to Starvation Creek and the Trailhead at exit 55.

    From Hood River, take I-84 west to Wyeth exit 51, turn around, and drive back on the US Hwy I-84 east 3 miles to access Starvation Creek at exit 55.
    page created by HAZ_Hikebot on Mar 09 2010 6:51 pm
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