Hidden Lake Lookout & Peak


Alpine Scramble - Hidden Lake Lookout & Peak

Let’s do weekday overnight on Hidden Lake Peak and watch the pre dawn Perseid Meteor shower! Dogs welcome.

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  • Strenuous, Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft


Leave late afternoon (after 3pm) on Thursday and hike up to Hidden Lake Lookout/Peak.  Setup bivy or small tent and then wake up early dawn to watch the Perseid Meteor shower.  If weather right (clouds or weather cancels) we can also enjoy night time photography under the gaining moon.  Hike out after leisurely breakfast and enjoy the rest of your Friday off from work!

friendly and well mannered dogs welcome.


Hidden Lake Lookout & Peak

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    USGS Sonny Boy Lakes

    USGS Eldorado Peak

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • small tent or bivy 
  • overnight gear and warm sleeping bag and pillow for early dawn sky watching.
  • headlamp (red mode or filter please). Any light at night will mess up night vision.
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