Day Hike - Alpine Lookout/Round Mountain


Day Hike - Alpine Lookout/Round Mountain

Hike to a historic lookout on Nason Ridge for a view of Glacier Peak and Lake Wenatchee.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Brickyard P&R at 7:00AM

Make the best of (partly) motorcycle country that is full of wildflowers and views of Glacier Peak, Poet Ridge, Hinman and Daniel, among others. The trail starts off steep, then eases a bit, skirting Round Mountain and traversing Nason Ridge to the lookout.

Expect a dry trail, fully exposed to sun.


Alpine Lookout/Round Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
Trip Reports