Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Noble Knob

This hike near Mt. Rainier offers great views of Rainier. There are also several ways to get there and different routes hike. We might have a dusting of snow this weekend, however that should just be for the top and with light amounts.

View of Mt. Rainier from top
View of Lake George and Glacier Peak in the distance
Start of trail goes through burn area
Nice fall colors on the way up
Colors and Rainier
Trail: Here is the track. Many ways to do this. We started at the end of FR 7250 and hiked about 6 miles and 1700' gain.

Directions: Drive east on State Highway 410 from Enumclaw 20.3 miles to Greenwater Road #70. 

Turn left (north) onto Road #70 and follow 6.0 miles to Twenty-eight Mile Creek Road #72. 

Turn right (south) onto Road #72 and follow for 7.0 miles to Road #7250. 

Turn left onto Road #7250 and travel 2.0 miles to Road #7250210. Follow this road 0.5 mile to trailhead sign.

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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