Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Poe Mountain

Updated 9-29-2015

Near the Lake Wenatchee region this offers great views and for now great fall colors. A great spot to get to before the snow from winter closes this.
Mt. Whittier on the way to Poe Mt @ Alan Bauer
Prefect time to enjoy the fall @ Alan Bauer

Mount Whittier, Mount David, &Cougar Creek Valley @ Alan Bauer
Always time for a brief summit nap by Michael @ Alan Bauer

Driving Directions: Drive east on US 2  to Coles Corner and turn left (north) onto State Route 207 (signed for Lake Wenatchee) and go 4.2 miles to a Y intersection after crossing the Wenatchee River. Stay left onto North Shore Road. At 7.6 miles, after passing the ranger station and crossing the White River, the road becomes Forest Road 65. Continue west on FR 65 for 14 miles to the road's end at the trailhead (elev. 3025 ft).

Trail stats: 6 miles roundtrip and 3000 foot gain.

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.
Click to check out our forensic & custom weather services

No comments: