The Ruckel Ridge Pack was designated in 2017 and is using the area formerly occupied by the Mt. Emily Pack.

In 2017, the family added at least five pups, and in 2018, at least four more pups came along. In 2019, at least three pups joined the family!

The Ruckel Ridge pack was counted as a breeding pair during the 2020-2021 winter survey. Two pups from the pack survived through 2020.

The previous breeding male died in May 2020 and a new breeding male was documented at the end of the same year.

Current Numbers: 5

Pack Status: Designated as a pack in 2017


Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife – The Ruckel Ridge Pack