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Munra Point Trail Oregon

Munra Point Hiking in Columbia River Gorge Oregon 

Munra Point via Gorge Trail is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until November. 
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Munra Point Hiking in Oregon
Oregon Columbia River Gorge View
After certain stage it is a non-maintained trail. Hikers have been seriously injured falling from the summit ridges. Use extreme caution while hiking.

·        Trail Head : Wahclella Falls
·        Length: 6.0 miles round trip
·        Elevation Change: 2270' gain
·        Difficulty: Difficult (scramble, exposure)
·        Very Difficult due to extreme steepness of trail
·        Bring enough water and food

There are a number of ways to approach the steep climb up Munra Point. One can either begin at the Wahclella Falls parking lot or hike west along the freeway, or one can start at the Elowah Falls trail head and hike east.
Columbia River Gorge Oregon
There was no sign at all, so when you're walking from Gorge 400 trail (from wahclella falls Trail head), look for a steep climb up. The beginning of the hike is easy, until you get to the turnoff point to go up the hill to Munra Point. At this point you will be hiking up a steep and rocky hill, and will need to use caution as injuries and fatalities have occurred.  Expect a long and narrow path ahead until you reach the top. There might be a lot of times when you are using your hands to climb up the rugged trail. The view is amazing beyond belief and is worth the hike. This hike is for experienced hikers or thrill seekers looking for a challenge.
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Munra Point Hiking
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View from Munra Point Trial
Munra Point Trail Hike
After the scramble up to the tri-ridge summit, you'll be rewarded with a view of Columbia River Gorge, Table Mountain and Hamilton Mountain directly to your north, and Bonneville Dam and the Bridge of the Gods to your northeast.

How to Reach: Wahclella Falls/Toothrock Trailhead: From I-84, take Exit #40/Bonneville Dam. Turn south at the stop sign and drive about 100 feet. Stay to the right, taking you to Wahclella Falls trailhead. Left takes you to Toothrock trailhead. 

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