Passage #20 - Four Peaks
Length: 19.5 miles
Southern Trailhead: Theodore Roosevelt Lake
Northern Trailhead: Pigeon Spring/Lone Pine Saddle Trailhead
Trail Route Description: This passage begins on the north side of the Roosevelt Lake Bridge at the Vineyard Trailhead on Highway 188. The trail climbs immediately along Inspiration Point, passes the radio towers and then passes north of Vineyard Mountain. It climbs up to the Mills Ridge Trailhead and from here a trail (#130) continues up and reaches the Four Peaks Wilderness boundary. The trail drops into Buckhorn Creek and then goes up again, passing Hackberry Creek and finally reaching Granite Spring. From here a new section of #130 heads north and then west, skirting around Buckhorn Peak. Heading north again the trail intersects with the Alder Creek Trail (#82) and then the Oak Flat Trail (#123) where it turns left and soon reaches Shake Spring. From here the trail works its way north and west to Pigeon Spring, climbs southwest on an old roadbed, and finally comes to the Pigeon Spring Trailhead on FR 648.
Season(s): All year. Snow can be present at higher elevations after winter storms and lower elevations can be quite warm in summer (current weather forecast)
Water: Water can be found at Roosevelt Lake and sometimes at Shake Spring and Pigeon Spring.
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