Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Sun Top Lookout

Updated 1-20-2015

Snowshoe or ski (upper part should have new snow) to this lookout with great views of Mt. Rainier. Good workout and views of Rainier at top are great. Thanks to George Mead for photos.

George at the door but nobody home
Almost there
Nice views of course
Driving directions: From Enumclaw head east on SR 410. Before the Dalles Campground turn right on Forest Road 73. Proceed 1.5 miles to Sun Top Sno-Park (need to pay for permit)
Trail stats: 10.4 miles and 3000 foot gain. Go on FS 7315 towards the top. Close to the top take the summer hiking trail the last 0.50 mile.
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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