Lookout Mountain & Monogram Lake


Backpack - Monogram Lake

This gem of an alpine lake, situated in a cirque beneath the glaciated summit of Little Devil Peak, is ringed by verdant meadows and frequented by resident wildlife. The hike is nearly ten miles round trip and just over 4,500 feet of elevation gain. The lake is located in the North Cascades National Park.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,470 ft

Marblemount Ranger Station - 1000am. 

Address: 7280 Ranger Station Rd, Marblemount, Wa 98267.

We will then drive Drive the Cascade River Road, 7 mi from Marblemount to the Lookout Mountain Trailhead.

There is a possibility that the permits for the lake my be taken and we will switch locations.   We will take it easy getting up there as there is no rush.  We can take as many breaks as we all want.  

Bear Canisters are required.  They can be signed out for free from Ranger station.  You do not need a forest or national park pass.  


Lookout Mountain & Monogram Lake

  • Green Trails Marblemount No. 47

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    USGS Big Devil Peak
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
  • Bug Spray :)
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