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WallylongridgeLookout Tower  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2015


Lookout Tower is still in use.
Posted Sep 4, 2015 11:27 am

Stu BrandelNice Quick Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2015

Stu Brandel

...to a great viewpoint. Thanks to my daughter Hannah, who consented to this detour after our horseback ride.
Posted Jun 30, 2015 6:33 pm

EastKingGreat light hike with excellent views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2014


Great light evening hike with excellent views of Carter Lake and surrounding areas.
Posted Sep 28, 2014 12:12 am

Jeremy HakesNice hike, great view  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2014

Jeremy Hakes

What a place!
Posted Sep 18, 2014 10:41 am

mastercoogDid on PCT hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2014


Did on PCT hike. Got up there for sunrise. Great view point.
Posted Jul 29, 2014 1:35 pm

mountaingazelleWatchman  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2005


Went to the Watchman and other points during a trip to Crater Lake.
Posted Nov 20, 2013 12:56 pm

locke456First Trip To Crater Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2013


Nice hike up to the top. Was hoping to hit Hillman Peak too, but ran out of time.

Might try to snowshoe out to the Watchman once the park opens back up...
Posted Oct 8, 2013 11:15 pm

Curtissimowith the whole fam damily  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2013


Nice walk up to watch the sunset and look down on next day's destination: Wizard Island.
Posted Aug 16, 2013 6:36 pm

Larry LavertyNorth Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2013

Larry Laverty

Still snow covered, so monkeyed straight up the middle of the north slope, caught the last few feet of the trail. What a viewpoint!
Posted Jun 30, 2013 2:49 pm

ManyGlacierMountaineerThe Watchman  Sucess!


Spring 2011 - w/ Tyler Haasch
Posted Feb 24, 2013 11:35 pm

wildanessXEasy Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012


Nice, easy hike. Still a good amount of snow.
Posted Jul 29, 2012 6:50 pm

hiway99wThe Watchman  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2010


Easy hike, the historic lookout on top is pretty cool.
Posted Aug 21, 2010 1:33 pm

SwithichFirst summit of the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006
Did this with my brother, and a friend named Ken a few years back. We started with The Watchman, moved over to Hillman Peak, and finished with Llao Rock. The watchman is just a walk to the top on a paved trail if I remember correctly. A nice spot for those who don't want to be scrambling and still want the view.

Posted Aug 20, 2010 8:42 pm

ericwillhiteWith kids and crowds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2007


Report, pictures and map at http://www.willhiteweb.com/crater_lake_national_park/watchman_095.htm
Posted May 7, 2010 3:38 am

cp0915The Watchman  Sucess!


Climbed this a couple years again in June.
Posted Mar 26, 2010 12:53 pm

SKIExcellent in the snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 2, 2009


Way cool in the winter! Very icy west-facing slopes. Weird ice formations about the trees
Posted Dec 30, 2009 10:04 pm

cdogwinter scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 19, 2003


had a nice backpacking/snowshoe trip with my girlfriend into CLNP. Experienced a January heat wave, and scrambled up The Watchman in single layers. Spectacular views from the summit! Great winter goal.
Posted Dec 22, 2008 10:52 pm

BSPclimberTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2008


A quick hike near sunset hoping for some good picture taking opportunities of Mt. Scott. That didn't happen, but there was a nice view of the fire near Union Peak.
Posted Sep 12, 2008 11:03 am

donhaller3Walk in the Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2001


This was supposed to be a snowshoe venture, but the late fall meant that it was a walk in the snow and rock etc.. Sharon (wife), Mike and I parked clockwise from Watchman, walked up Watchman, went a ways back towards the Rim Village, doubled back to and past the car, walked around but not up Hillman, then walked another mile or so along the rim before returning to the car. Very light effort, seems almost strange to call it a summit. Nice views of Wizard Island, Thielson, Bailey and the Caldera. After being very familiar with the area in the early sixties, I was astonished at how perspective changes--never thought of it as "inside a classic Cascade stratovolcano" as a kid. Beautiful sky day. Will post pics when I can scan them. May have been the Saturday after the given date.
Posted Mar 12, 2007 1:35 am

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