Black Butte

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This trail is a strenuous 1,600 ft. ascent up a volcano in the Deschutes National Forest. It's shaded at first, but then the trees thin out at the top. Plan to hike upward the entire time. There's pretty much no level spots until you get to the top. From the top, you'll have views of all the surrounding volcanoes and the town of Sisters.
Trail length: 4 miles
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  • Posted by Sarah Hikes on September 1, 2013


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    Reviewed by Sarah Hikes on September 1, 2013

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    This trail became one of my favorite hikes of all time. The way up is so strenuous - 1,600 ft in 2 miles! Once you get to the top, though, it's so worth it. The view is just crazy. There are about 10 different snow-covered volcano peaks to look out at. It's one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. You'll want to hang out at the top for a while. The hike back down is almost as difficult as going up. Your feet are inclined downward the whole time and it's hard on the toes and knees. Even so, it's an awesome trail!
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