Tag Archives: Ozark Highlands Trail

OHTA work weekend – Ozone area

The OHTA had another work weekend, this time centered around the Ozone area.

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OHT section 4 (part 1) – Lick Branch to Arbaugh Road

Though I’ve been a member of the Ozark Highlands Trail Association for over 4 years and done numerous work trips with them, I’d never been on one of their backpacking trips until this weekend – a one-nighter with 7 other … Continue reading

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Ozark Highlands Trail Maps

Printed on waterproof stock at 1:35000 scale with 50′ contours, the western map (covering Lake Fort Smith to Ozone) has been available for about a year.  At long last the eastern map is done and making its way to outdoorsy … Continue reading

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Ozark Highlands Trail – Ozone to Big Piney

I last hiked section 5 of the Ozark Highlands Trail between the Ozone and Big Piney trail heads in the spring of 2013 in the opposite direction. I think this is probably the best scenery-per-mile section of the whole trail.  … Continue reading

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OHTA work weekend

Another work weekend on the OHT with the Ozark Highlands Trail Association.  The primary target this time was a bunch of trees on the trail east of the Richland Creek Wilderness between mile markers 141 and 142 – south of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Creek Wilderness

We’ve had a couple nice weekends since my trip to Wyoming and I spent them doing trail work on both the Ozark Highlands Trail and the Ouachita Trail.  This weekend, however, it was time to kick off the local backpacking … Continue reading

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Waterfalls along the OHT

It rained over NW Ark much of the day Friday into early Saturday morning so it seemed like a good time to check out waterfalls on a part of the Ozark Highlands Trail where I knew they were plentiful.  It … Continue reading

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OHTA – White Rock Mountain Basecamp ’14

For the third year in a row the Ozark Highlands Trail Association set up a base camp at White Rock Mountain, from which a full assault on a summer’s worth of brush could be launched.

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Ozark Highlands Trail – FR1201 to Wollum Ford, and the end

I planned it as a 3 day trip but I managed it in 2 – hiking from the FR 1201 trail head to the Buffalo River at the Wollum Ford (maps 16 & 17) yesterday and hiking back today – … Continue reading

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Ozark Highlands Trail – Ben Hur to FR 1201

The target this weekend was the Ozark Highlands Trail from Ben Hur trail head to the FR1201 (aka Stack Rock) trail head – roughly the eastern half of section 7 and western third of section 8 (maps 14-16).  The trail … Continue reading

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