46. Gerry Mountain Summit (Gerry Mountain Unit)
Suggested Citation: Kerr, Andy. 2000. Oregon Desert Guide: 70 Hikes. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. p. 190.
What to Expect: A hike a through a juniper woodland
Distance: 9 miles round trip
Elevation Change: 4,496-5,392 feet
Drinking Water: No
Best Times: Spring, fall
USGS 7.5' Map: Gerry Mountain
Oregon Map Starting Point: Post
Upon reaching Buck Creek Road (see Pickett Canyon exploration), go south 1.5 miles to a dirt road to the southwest (you're driving northeast). Park. The summit is 4.5 miles south at elevation 5392T. Follow the ex-unimproved road, which turns into an ex-four-wheel-drive trail, which peters out. Continue cross-country. The thick juniper and rolling terrain are a good test of your orientation skills.
Return as you came.