Saturday, August 1, 2015

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Noble Knob

Updated August 1, 2015
Great views of Mt. Rainier, Glacier Peak and Mt. Stuart and short distance. Enjoy this hike off of Highway 410. Thanks to Dennis Long  the photos and mileage and route.
Emmons Glacier on Rainier, zoomed in photo @ Dennis Long
Mt. Rainier, looks like it needs some snow @ Dennis Long
Michael headed down from the top @ Dennis Long
George Lake just below Noble Knob @ Dennis Long

Driving Directions: Take Enumclaw drive Highway 410 east and go past small town of Greenwater and several miles past there turn left on Forest Rd 70 for drive about 5.8 miles and then turn right on Forest Service Rd 72. Go about .6 miles and then turn left on Forest Service Rd 7220 and drive about 1 mile and then turn right on Forest Service road 7222. drive about 5.7 miles and park on wide area for parking on the right and you will find the trail on right.

Trail stats: Hike trail (which is unmarked) but it is trail # 1184 3.4 miles roundtrip and  1015' elevation gain  and high point 6200'

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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