Alpine Lookout/Round Mountain


Day Hike - Alpine Lookout/Round Mountain

This is a scenic hike to the Alpine Lookout summit. The views of North Cascades peaks are outstanding.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,237 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 mph

We will meet at the trail head at 8:30  am . A carpool site  will be at the Smokestack in Monroe at 6:15 am and leaving for Nason Creek Rest Area by 6:30 am. Another carpool site will be set up at   Green Lake Park and Ride ,North side of 65th. I will arrive at Green Lake at 5:15 am ,and leaving for the Monroe Park and Ride, Smokestack ,  at 5:30 pm . The smokestack is located on North Ann Street ,right turn from Hwy 2 in Monroe. Drive Hwy 2 over Stevens Pass to the Nason Creek Rest Area. We will all meet there  , then  at 8:00 am drive one-quarter mile to Forest Rd 6910 , turn left and go 4.7 miles to the trail head . From reports , we will need high clearance vehicles on this road.  I drive a White Escape and will offer rides. 


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
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