Belknap Crater

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Belknap Crater is shield volcano in the central Oregon High Cascades. It is located in the Mount Washington Wilderness area (approximately 3 miles north of State Highway 242). Belknap Crater can be accessed by taking the Little Belknap Crater trail that leaves Highway 242 half a mile west of the Dee Wright Observatory at the summit of the McKenzie Pass. A Northwest Forest Permit is required.

Elevation (feet): 6,872
Elevation (meters): 2,095
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Oregon
Latitude: 44.284967
Longitude: -121.84237
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Most recent eruption: About 1500 years ago
Nearest major airport: Eugene Airport
Convenient Center: Sisters, Oregon

Thanks to Kelly Canaday for adding this peak.

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