Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Noble Knob

Updated Sunday 10-20-2013  Visit this old lookout which is off of Highway 410 just east of the town of Greenwater. Now there is just several inches snow but that will change by the end of October.
View of Mt. Rainier on the way

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Just light snow covers top

Fagin on is way down @ Dennis Long
View from the top
Driving Directions via Short cut: (Provided by Karen Sykes and Dennis Long) Getting there: From Greenwater on SR 410 continue about 2 miles to FS Road 70 and turn left. Take FS 70 for 5.8 miles then turn right on FS Road 72. Take FS 72 for 0.6 miles to FS 7220 and turn left. Take 7220 for 1 mile to FS 7222 and turn right onto FS 7222. Finally take FS 7222 for 5.7 miles and look for wide spot and park. There is an unsigned trail going up on the right and this is trail 1184. .
Trail Stats via short cut(provided by Karen Sykes and Dennis Long)
4 miles round trip with starting elevation at 4888 feet and Noble Knob at 6011 feet
GPS waypoints: Trailhead: where we started along Rd 7222
N 47-03-55 W 121-30-06 (4,888 feet)

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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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