Mount Baker from Sauk Mountain lookout site

Poet Philip Whalen spent the fire lookout season of 1953 at the Sauk Mountain lookout. It was removed by the U.S. Forest Circus in the 1980s.


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Deb - May 2, 2007 2:03 pm - Voted 10/10


Love the color and environmental contrasts! Great shot!

Lee Stamm

Lee Stamm - May 3, 2007 10:09 pm - Hasn't voted

Mount Baker, actually

Great shot, but any North Cascades lifer like me can tell you that it's Mt. Baker, not Mt. Shuksan.


verdeleone - May 7, 2007 12:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Mount Baker, actually

whoops, thanks for the catch.



lcarreau - Jun 27, 2008 4:57 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Mount Baker, actually

Yes, but Mount Baker is right NEXT to Shuksan,
as the crow flies! :)

Yes, gotta love the old pilings of buildings
on tops of mountains. Makes me wonder ... is
an ASS considered to be a Circus Animal???

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