Prineville Reservoir CG to Jasper Point
ElevationAscent: 140' 43 m
Descent: -184' -56 m
High: 3,345' 1,020 m
Low: 3,248' 990 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“Short out-and-back with a few obstacles and short climbs.”— Chris Stewart
For the most part, the trail is smooth sailing with great vistas of the reservoir, osprey and bald eagles (that's what I saw), but I'm sure there are lots of other critters there. There are a few minor obstacles to watch your footing on. Some of the trail is at a slight angle, which is strange at first, but you get used to it. There is one pitch about two-thirds through heading to Jasper Point that is somewhat steep with loose rock.
Overall, this is a fun trail. Not too long, but fun. I didn't see a single soul on it. Some of it toward Jasper Point looked like it hadn't even been walked on in a long time.
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