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Illinois River Backpack, OR - Final

This trip is looking better than ever.  What was originally billed to be an impassible landslide on the trail now looks like it is actually to be a rough spot on a day hike that should take us past some interesting geology and into the Kalmiopsis Wilderness a bit.  Trip itinerary:  Day 1, Illinois River West Trailhead to Indigo Creek, + 900 ft, 4 1/2 mi.  Day 2, we’ll day hike up river as far as reasonable, most likely a bit past Silver Creek then back, + 1200 ft, 9 mi.  Day 3, pack back to the Illinois River Trailhead then move over to the Lower Rogue River Trailhead and backpack to Painted Rock Creek, +1200 ft, 7 1/2 mi.  Day 4, pack out, +200 ft, 3 mi.

Difficulty:  Hard

Driving distance:   around 500 miles RT.

Hiking distance:  around 24 miles RT.

Elevation gain:  around 3500 feet.

Qualifying Activity:  Yes

Thursday, June 06, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Tim Taylor
541-752-0092 (p)
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