High Rock (WA) Climber's Log

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awilsondc

awilsondc - Jul 2, 2016 11:24 am Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2016

Family Hike  Sucess!

Did this one with my wife and 3 year old daughter who hiked about 75% of this one. The rocky cliffy area at the summit block were too much for my wife, but I carried my daughter on my shoulders up to the summit for quick view. Not a bad little hike.

Ian Culhane

Ian Culhane - Jun 10, 2016 1:54 pm Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2015

Great hike  Sucess!

Great easy day hike with the family. Didn't encounter any trouble on the road/trail. Views of Adams/Hood/Rainier/St Helens from the top were incredible. There were some patches of snow on the trail, but nothing too terrible.

EastKing

EastKing - Nov 8, 2015 9:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2014

Fun time with friends  Sucess!

Great views of Rainier

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Oct 28, 2015 2:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2015

High Rock  Sucess!

Clear day and spectacular view of Rainier. No one else on the mountain early in the morning.

Dundeel

Dundeel - Oct 18, 2015 2:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 1982

High Rock in the Snow  Sucess!

Made it to the trailhead with chains on my Honda. High Rock was very pretty in the snow but there was no view beyond due to the clouds and falling snow.

CascadeCohen

CascadeCohen - Aug 2, 2014 3:38 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2014

Warm day and fun hike  Sucess!

Nice hike with great views.

The Maane Event

The Maane Event - Aug 2, 2014 3:25 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2014

Highest and prettiest summit to date  Sucess!

Went up with five of my friends including EastKing and CascadeCohen to this summit and lookout. Beautiful mountain.

Tnarg

Tnarg - Oct 29, 2013 11:46 am

Breathtaking!  Sucess!

Hiked up with my kids. The trail was relatively short and steep. There were few hikers that day, and we had the lookout cabin to ourselves for quite a while. The views were outstanding! I understand now why this is a classic. I WILL do it again!

marieg

marieg - Dec 15, 2012 12:05 am

Awesome views!  Sucess!

Great, quick hike!

Jeb

Jeb - Oct 13, 2012 2:48 am Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2012

Long drive for a short hike  Sucess!

Well worth the trip. Amazing views, even with adams and everything else to the south immersed in smoke.

esargirl - May 8, 2011 2:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2010

Another Dog Friendly Trail  Sucess!

Any and all trails, maintained or no, that I can bring my buddy on, is gonna get good marks! I figure if he is gonna carry his own pack, and be kind on the trail to other hikers, we are gonna do as many hikes as we can! Please send me other ideas if you would be so kind.. Always looking for alternative outings.. Thanks!

Redwic

Redwic - Jul 26, 2010 8:30 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2010

A Great End To A Very Long Day!  Sucess!

I had a BBQ to attend the previous day, which made my plans for a two-day trip to the Skamania CoHP and High Rock harder to accomplish... so I turned it into a long single-day excursion. Who needs sleep? Apparently, not me... zzzzzz... I immediately left the BBQ, drove down 5+ hours for the Skamania CoHP, and then a while later did that... it took 9-1/2 hours roundtrip using the Stagman Ridge approach. Then I immediately drove far north, and then east, to the High Rock trailhead and summited that mountain shortly thereafter. I was glad to get the Skamania CoHP and the Lewis CoGPP out of the way in one trip. Great views of Mount Rainier from High Rock!!! Highly recommended!!!

gimpilator

gimpilator - Jul 20, 2010 9:17 am Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

Best View of Rainier EVER  Sucess!

Robbin and I were tired after climbing two volcanoes the previous day so we decided to go for something a little easier. This one has a big reward with only a little work. We spent over an hour on the summit.

davebobk47

davebobk47 - Jun 14, 2010 4:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2010

Lots of snow  Sucess!

Parked about 1.5 miles below the trailhead due to snow but hiking up the road went quick. Second half of the hike had 3+ ft of snow. Incredible views!

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Oct 8, 2009 3:09 am Date Climbed: Oct 20, 1989

As a boy scout  Sucess!

We talked about this one for years, a great hike. Went back 25 years later Sept 1, 2014 and did it with the family. http://willhiteweb.com/hiking/south_cascades/high_rock_trail/lookout_172.htm

Curtissimo

Curtissimo - Dec 20, 2008 4:16 pm

Labor Day Weekend '99  Sucess!

with family and parents in tow. great hike!

Dan Winter

Dan Winter - Apr 28, 2008 9:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 1998

High Rock  Sucess!

Long drive,short hike. Great views!

BKW

BKW - Apr 4, 2008 7:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2000

Nice View  Sucess!

Short hike with a big pay-off. Amazing views.

ecobiker - Mar 3, 2008 8:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2007

Afternoon Hike  Sucess!

Climbed up after climbing Mt. Beljica earlier in the day. A short hike, but incredible views. It feels like you could jump and fly down to Longmire.

jeffryrocksu

jeffryrocksu - Jan 1, 2008 2:09 am

high rock  Sucess!

very easy but killer views from the look out

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