Day Hike - Big Creek Loop


Day Hike - Big Creek Loop

Changed destination from Mt. Rose

  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,010 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Early a.m. at trailhead, time TBD

Original destination was Mt. Rose. Got to trailhead 8:00, Mason County Sheriff was stopping hikers due to Search and Rescue operation. Two hikers from the day before were lost and 8 SAR personnel were combing the trail, including the loop, to find them.


Big Creek Loop

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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