Hike > Dog Mountain

by Rainbow Bobbins

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I finally made it to the top of Dog Mountain on Saturday – 7 Miles RT with 2800 elevation gain. My legs are a little sore but the hike is truly beautiful. I took the easy route up and back. This hike is known for being very crowded but I headed up the mountain at 10am and saw only a couple of people on the trail. When I got to the top however there were at least 50 people lounging at the summit – weird – where did they come from?

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This hike is known for wild flowers — below is a round up from the trail:

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Above looking West at the Columbia River Gorge. Below – Summit Party!!

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On the way home I picked up a Growler from Walking Man Brewery in Stevenson, WA to share on the back deck – Love the summer!

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Happy Solstice!

 

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