Mount Scott, Crater Lake National Park

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4.6
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  • Be ready to hike little bit more uphill on this trail. But it is not really steep and it is rate as medium difficulty. From the top you will have an awesome scenic view on the Crater Lake.  more »
  • According to the hiking guide, the distance is 4.4 but the sign at the bottom of the trail is actually 5 miles with 1,200+ feet climb. It is a steep climb but the ascend is gradual as the switchback.....  more »
  • Completed this today with two friends. We left at 8:00 and got to the fire tower at 9:15. None of us are very athletic and did stop for a few breaks during the steep hike up (lots of great views to...  more »
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  • This place is named after me so I am a huge fan. Beautiful location.
  • Good hike along gradual slope to the highest peak in Crater Lake area with a closed fire lookout on the top.
  • Great trail and nowhere near as challenging as it appears.
  • Really enjoyed this trail one of the best trails Ive ever walked which balances effort with an amazing view. We woke up early and were able to have great views before the mist set in and covered the lake. Gradual trail incline lets you enjoy the trail and superb views. It took 2 hours to do the round trip.
  • This 5 mile trail has 1200+ feet of elevation gain, but with frequent breaks, is fairly simple. I would not have rated it strenuous. The views were beautiful on the way up, and along the ridge at the top headed towards the fire tower. The reason I'm giving 4 stars, is because you aren't able to access the tower deck, so your 360 summit view is limited to walking around the tower. Still some good photo opportunities and you'll most likely have it to yourself.

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