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Why Not

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A non-stop, zero respite climb to a major trail intersection.


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3.0

Miles

4.8

KM

Point to Point

9,029' 2,752 m

High

7,445' 2,269 m

Low

1,583' 483 m

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Avg Grade (6°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

If you decide to hike this trail from bottom to top you'll probably be asking yourself "Why?" instead of "Why Not?"... Why Not is a relentless doubletrack ascent with little shelter from the summer sun.

Be on the lookout for service vehicles, as this road is their main artery up and down the mountain.

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Tom Robson

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#2,895

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#39,002

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