Monday, July 14, 2014

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Christoff Lookout

Updated July 14, 2014

This is a short cut to an old lookout just off of Hwy 410 and just east of the town of Greenwater. This is a part road walk and part trail hike with great views in all directions and wildflowers are prime. Thanks to Dennis Long for photos and track
Beargrass and Mt. Rainer @ Dennis Long
Beargrass and Michael @ Dennis Long
Looking east  towards Mt. Stuart @ Dennis Long
Tiger Lilly and more flowers @ Dennis Long
Directions: Take Highway 410 east and past the town of Greenwater turn left on FS 7000 and  less than mile and turn left on FS 7010 and follow several miles and left on NFD 110 to trail. Please see map below and bring your own map as well. You will drive about 7 miles on the logging roads before you get to the trailhead.
 Stats: Only 6.2 miles roundtip with the ups and downs elevation gain of about 1000 feet
Map of road and trail

Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate.

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