Two hikes this week with fall colors. Featured hike is Granite Mt Lookout just west of Snoq Pass. Other hike is Larch Lake (see below). Best time to go is this Tuesday through Thursday. Rain returns on Friday.
Photo below is view towards lookout- almost there- 3800 foot gain-worth it
Photo below lots of reds on the way up
Granite Mt Lookout
Driving directions: From Seattle drive east on I-90 to exit 47 Turn north over the freeway, turn left at the T, and drive to Granite Mountain parking area.
Trail stats: 8 miles roundtrip and 3800 foot gain
Photos below are from Larch Lake accessed via Scottish Lakes High Camp
Located 17 miles east of Stevens Pass
Photo below Larch Lake
To get to Larch Lake short way go via Scottish Lakes High Camp. 5 miles one way and 2400 feet. Visit web site for details and click the link here. http:// http://www.scottishlakes.com/ > Call 509-763-3044