PCT to Benson Plateau, Trail Map, Bridge of the Gods - PCT Trailhead, Portland - Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

PCT to Benson Plateau - 18.2 Miles

Portland - Columbia River Gorge




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1: N45 39.723 W121 53.787 — 0.0 miles : Bridge of the Gods Trailhead
2: N45 39.709 W121 53.668 — .17 miles : Follow signs for the PCT
3: N45 39.578 W121 53.462 — .5 miles : Fast travel in fir-maple forest
4: N45 39.594 W121 53.160 — 1.0 miles : Steady, moderate climb
5: N45 39.590 W121 52.644 — 1.5 miles : Trail dips down off crest
6: N45 39.603 W121 52.159 — 1.95 miles : PCT - Dry Creek Falls Trail split
7: N45 39.955 W121 51.862 — 2.5 miles : Rolling travel in mixed forest
8: N45 40.169 W121 51.446 — 3.0 miles : Rolling climb in mixed forest
9: N45 40.080 W121 51.085 — 3.5 miles : Rolling climb in mixed forest
10: N45 40.143 W121 50.724 — 3.9 miles : Pacific Crest Falls
11: N45 40.305 W121 50.347 — 4.2 miles : Herman Bridge Trail split - WB
12: N45 40.506 W121 49.890 — 4.8 miles : Steep, winding climb
13: N45 40.302 W121 49.827 — 5.2 miles : Steep, winding climb
14: N45 40.155 W121 49.734 — 5.4 miles : Sharp bend in trail
15: N45 40.155 W121 49.909 — 5.95 miles : Pass defunct Wilderness Boundary board
16: N45 39.899 W121 50.040 — 6.5 miles : Steep, winding climb
17: N45 39.842 W121 50.160 — 6.85 miles : Trail opens across high ridge with views
18: N45 39.704 W121 50.266 — 7.1 miles : Trail opens across high ridge with views
19: N45 39.517 W121 50.368 — 7.5 miles : Resume steep, steady climb
20: N45 39.445 W121 50.535 — 7.65 miles : Teakettle Spring
21: N45 39.299 W121 50.548 — 8.02 miles : Large campsite to right
22: N45 38.736 W121 50.618 — 8.72 miles : Moderate travel along ridge
23: N45 38.369 W121 50.866 — 9.1 miles : Benson Ruckel Trail split