Snow Mountain

Snow Mountain

Snow Mountain is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.184m (7,165ft) above the sea level, located in Grant County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. The road offers breathtaking vistas, open rangeland and alpine forests.

Located within the Ochoco National Forest, the road to the summit is unpaved and usually impassable in winters. It’s called NF-215.  4x4 vehicle recommended. At the summit is a fire lookout built in 1961. The road is pretty steep. Starting from NF-43 road, the ascent is 11.0 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 602 meters. The average gradient is 5.47%.

 

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