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Mt. Hood - Wildcat Mt. Rd. - Closed!

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by skydiver, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. skydiver

    skydiver Sandy,OR Well-Known Member

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    Just got back from Wildcat Mt Rd. on Mt. Hood - 9/25/2011.

    The shooting areas have been bulldozed and piled with big rocks.

    Lots of signs saying "NO SHOOTING".

    Too bad. Another shooting spot permanently closed.
     
  2. sandman1212

    sandman1212 NW Oregon Active Member

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    Depends on where you go on Wildcat...
     
  3. 19stang88

    19stang88 Gresham Member

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    I was up there last weekend. EVERYTHING IS CLOSED! At least all the good ranges.
     
  4. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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  5. jimwsea

    jimwsea Vancouver, Washington state Active Member

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    Maybe we need to start a new group...Quarrykeepers of Oregon and Washington.
     
  6. 19stang88

    19stang88 Gresham Member

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    Jasonsan Sandy, OR New Member

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    Went up Wildcat and although there were signs stating "no shooting from the road" there was a pit off of it that was still open with no signs.
     
  8. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That's because the no shooting sign was shot to smithereens.
    It was posted at the National Forest boundary, right where the road narrows on Wildcat Mt.
     
  9. Jasonsan

    Jasonsan Sandy, OR New Member

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    Sorry, I thought the sign said no shooting from the road. I turned off on 155 and went back into one of a few pit areas at the end of that road.

     
  10. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The Douglas Ridge hiking trail cuts through the gravel pit area near the South side cliff area. There was a lot of complaints to the National Forest rangers about cross fire endangering hikers.
    Too bad, because it was a great place to shoot.