Hardy Ridge and Hamilton Mountain loop
approx. 2,757 feet
Columbia River Gorge
Hardy/Hamilton trail map
7 hours 22 minutes
2 hours 35 minutes ascending from Beacon Rock parking area to summit of Hardy Ridge
2 hours 23 minutes hiking from summit of Hardy Ridge to summit of Hamilton Mountain
2 hours 24 minutes descending from summit of Hamilton Mountain to Beacon Rock parking area
The Hamilton Mountain trail head is at Highway 14 this time of year.
I stumbled across this abandoned cabin on the southern tip of Hardy Ridge as I was cutting through the woods from the Hamilton Mountain trail to the Hardy Ridge equestrian trail.
Hamilton Mountain from Hardy Ridge
Faint trail leading to the summit of Hardy Ridge.
Bridge over Hardy Creek.
Birkenfeld Mountain (left) and Table Mountain (right) from Hardy Ridge.
Ridge on the north side of Hamilton Mountain.
Hardy Ridge from a viewpoint on the south side of Hamilton (awesome viewpoint!).
South side of Hamilton Mountain
Picnic tables playing outside a CCC shelter at the Hamilton Mountain trail head.
Copyright © 2004 Gabriel Deal.