Remotest location from a road in Oregon, 8-25-21. View SE. Within the center of the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Project Remote Photo, by Ryan Means.

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!