Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Hike of the Week - Thorp Lookout

Updated 9-24-2013
This hike offers great views and is located in the Salmon La Sac region, east of Snoq Pass. Thanks to Maria Lamarca Anderson for photos.
Thorp Lookout- great views from the top
Bring your Green Trails Maps- One of the 10 essentials

Check out all the maps we have
View of Mt. Rainier and Cle Elum Lake (left) and Lake Kachess (right)
View to the west 3 Queens and many others in view

Check out You Tube Video

Driving directions: From Seattle drive east on I-90 to take exit 80 (signed "Roslyn/Salmon La Sac"). Head north on Salmon La Sac Road (State Route 903) about 15 miles, passing through Roslyn and past Cle Elum Lake. Just past the upper end of the lake, turn left onto French Cabin Road (Forest Road 4308). Drive 3.25 miles on FR 4308 then turn right onto FR 4312 . Go 1.5 miles on FR 4312 to a gated road on the right and park here (don't block the gate). Walk about 1/4 to 1/2 mile on the road and go to trail  1316  which will be on the left.The last part of hike is on trail 1315.2.
Stats: 7 miles roundtrip and 2300 foot gain.

Click to check out our forensic & custom weather services

No comments: