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gimpilator12 peaks in a day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2015


Red, Red Lookout Site, Thorp, Hard Knox, Not Knox, Hard Cheese, French Tongue, Kachess Ridge, French Chin, French Cabin, French Cabin South Peak, French Cabin North Peak.

22 miles, 16 hours, Trip Report
Posted Sep 6, 2015 11:42 am

Cascade Scrambler#1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2013

Cascade Scrambler

Bagged this summit as summit number 1/10 in a contest put on by Sahaptin Outfitters out of Cle Elum. Approached via Knox Creek trail. Lots of snow on the trail, a few feet on the upper slopes. The summit was snow covered but melting fast; the USGS marker was melted out though. Nice views. Someone should go back and brush out the road.
Posted Nov 30, 2013 9:15 pm

CzechMarkFun day out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013


Nice views.
Posted Nov 12, 2013 4:59 pm

Snidely WhiplashTrail Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 1999

Snidely Whiplash

Good views of Chimney Rock and other peaks.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 3:13 pm

ArkitektSweet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013


This was a great hike on the day. We took the Knox Creek trail to the envy of all the other parties that day. Apparently the Thorp Creek trail isn't in great shape right now and is longer. Great views even with a few high clouds blocking Stuart and Rainier.
Posted Jun 22, 2013 11:21 pm

jacobsmithLong ago  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2007


date is approximate, i climbed this peak a long time ago on a boy scout backpacking trip to Thorp Lake.
Posted Apr 7, 2013 4:25 pm

HotfeetBoys Scout Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2012


Hiked with a group of Boy Scouts. Very proud of their hard work. Elevan year olds hiking 50 miles in 5 days.
Posted Aug 8, 2012 12:07 am

lidijagrazulisAmazing views!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011


Hiked up via the Knox Creek Trail on a clear sunny day. The wildflowers were at peak, with blooms all along the slopes. And the views from this peak are as amazing as everyone says!
Posted Sep 28, 2011 5:07 pm

ericnoelThorp  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 23, 2003


Did this one back in my lookout bagging days.
Posted Apr 24, 2011 4:58 pm

Krylon2005  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2005


This would be fun in the winter.
Posted Mar 25, 2011 2:25 pm

LuminousAphidBeautiful wildflowers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2008


No. 007, personal climber's log.

Went just as the snow up top was melting out in some places, great area for upland meadows and wildflowers a little earlier in the season.
Posted Nov 28, 2010 1:15 pm

ericwillhiteFoggy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 1998


Didn't see much but a lookout.
Posted Oct 8, 2009 1:37 am

Coyotzinwith whole family  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009


went in lookout
Posted Sep 26, 2009 5:23 pm

Curtissimonice family trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009


watch for the trailhead or you'll end up driving into the forest as the road peters into alder forest shortly after the trailhead at 2 miles from start of spur road.

a little cloudy with occasional chilly winds today but no bugs and anough sun to keep us warm. carried baby + whole family cam along too so it's not too hard. wouldn't have been worth the long drive for a buddy hike unless perhaps combined with another area peak or two as well.
Posted Aug 16, 2009 5:02 pm

EastKingIt's all about the views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


Great find. A lot of views here for the little effort (5 miles, 1800 feet). Strongly suggested for possible family hike or hikes with those just getting into hiking. Redwic and I spent about the same time on the summit as getting up to the summit.
Posted Jun 28, 2009 1:08 am

RedwicAwesome Views!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


I hiked this peak with fellow SPer "EastKing". The route we took was short (only 2.5 miles each way) but the views were superb... much better than expected. I am so happy we went, as it was one of the better vantage points I have seen from any mountain in that general region. Highly recommended.
Posted Jun 27, 2009 11:03 pm

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