Forest Road Hike near Columbia River Gorge

Hike Distance: 7.3 miles      Yearly Hike Distance: 1322.4 miles

Elevation Gain: 1152 feet      Yearly Elevation Gain: 173947 feet

This was an interesting hike in that I was trying to use forest roads to get to Archer Mt., in the Columbia River Gorge!  I failed to get very close, and found that the forest road is abandoned and not easily hiked in that region.  I did get some distant views of the gorge.

It was a warm day and I was glad that there was a nice wind, at the elevation I was at.  The hike was nice but I won’t be coming back to explore the Archer Mt. access as I don’t want to bushwack through high brush and grasses, and thorny plants.  The number of spider webs was also ridiculous, and one large spider was on my pants.  I almost didn’t look down but was glad I did, and brushed it off quickly!

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