Friday, May 4, 2018

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Palisades

Updated  May 4, 2018 

This hike is good rain or shine . Hike is off of Highway 410 near town of Greenwater . I did not hike this yet this year but according to recent trail update this is snowfree till 4000 feet or 4 miles in. Thanks to Dennis Long and Alan Bauer for photos.

Some steep elevation gain, where is the escalator?, @ Dennis Long

Moss lined trail, @ Alan Bauer
Fagin crossing stream @ Dennis Long

Photo below is view at 2.5 miles in @ Alan Bauer
Views of cliffs

Driving Directions: From Enumclaw drive east about 28 miles on State Route 410, park on the left side of the highway parking is limited. Need trail pass. Trail is about 2 miles east of FS 73

Trail stats: Hike on trail number 1198  can go 2.5 miles (one way) to the a view point which is a 1000 foot gain. Or you can hike 3.7 miles (one way) to second viewpoint..

Directions are the best estimate. Please bring map and compass and GPS.

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