Section hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is a great way to experience the magnitude of the trail. Some of the most scenic stretches are closer than you think.
The northern circuit of the Three Sisters, from Pole Creek Spring near Sisters, with a cross-country connection between Chambers Lakes and the Pacific Crest Trail.
Ian Malkasian, special to The OregonianFrom Olallie Lake, a view of Mount Jefferson. Boat rentals are once again available.The Pacific Crest Trail winds 460 scenic miles across Oregon.
Top 10 life-list adventures: Backpack the Pacific Crest Trail - Top Outdoor Adventures - Sunset Mobile