Description: Summit one of the hardest peaks in the area and connect two local favorite parks.
Vehicle Logistics: Drop off a vehicle at Sugar Loaf State Park or Hood Mountain Regional Park. You can setup this trip as a shuttle or out and back.
Water: Creek water might be available at Azalea Creek Camp. Be prepared to carry most of your water for the whole trip.
Day 1: Hood Mountain Pythian Entrance – Azalea Camp
Mileage / Elevation: 6.3 miles / 1950’ gain
Maps: Hood Mountain
Camp: Azalea Camp. Primitive hike in site, reservation required, $20 per night.
Day 2: Azalea Creek Camp – Sugarloaf Camp
Mileage / Elevation: 8.7 miles / 1000’ gain
Camp: Sugarloaf Campground. Car camping sites, reservation and first come first served.
OuterSpatial Mobile Map: Coming Soon
Total: 15 miles, 2950’ elevation gain