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Dead Horse Rim, Oregon (8134 ft)

Dead Horse Rim from Gearhart Mountain
Dead Horse Rim from Gearhart Mountain
Dead Horse Rim Summit
Dead Horse Rim Summit

Fremont National Forest

Route: Dead Horse Rim from Dead Horse Lake

Begin near the south shore of Dead Horse Lake at the gate on the road circling the lake. This gate may be closed. Hike the road about 0.25 mile west to the Lakes Loop Trail on your left. Hike this trail 0.75 mile up to the ridge. Turn right and follow an access trail towards Dead Horse Rim Trail 0.25 mile distant. Just before reaching Dead Horse Rim Trail the summit of Dead Horse Rim is on your left near a small rock outcropping. Total round-trip distance is about 2.5 miles with a 700 foot elevation gain.

Reference

  1. Sullivan, William L., 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon, Navillus Press, 2002.