Project Remote is working to precisely calculate and document the remotest locations in each of the 50 United States. Below is a written account of our 3-day backpacking expedition to document the Oregon Remote Spot. This is our fortieth state remote spot documented as part of Project Remote.
Straight Line Distance from Nearest Road: 7.6 miles
Distance from Nearest Trail: 0.5 miles
Travel Method: Backpacking
Hiking Distance One-Way: 11 miles
Cell Phone Coverage: No
Public Land: Yes, Eagle Cap Wilderness, within the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Something We Learned: A tiny little mouse can derail your mighty expedition plans!
In Ryan’s Words…
August 24-26, 2021. Expedition Journal coming soon!