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Day Hike - Knox Creek—Thorp Mountain

Late season ridge ramble. Possibly a bit of snow on the trail.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Trailhead at 0800.

Trailhead is the West Fork French Cabin creek trailhead, located on FS 4308-132. Directions will be provided.

We will start from the West Fork French Cabin creek trail to add more mileage.  This trail gains the ridge, then climbs up past Hard Knox and Hard Cheese.  There are several trail junctions before the left turn up to Thorp Mountain, which sports an old-fashioned lookout on top. We will return the same way.  

Route/Place

Knox Creek—Thorp Mountain


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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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