Day Hike - Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek


Day Hike - Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

Hike up the Boy Scout trail to Manastash Ridge and explore the sunny grasslands and sagebrush country on the ridge.

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.
  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: 2 MPH, no maximum

Manastash Ridge trailhead at 8:00 AM

Photos and videos from a recent hike along our route 

The forecast is warm and sunny


Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Red Top Mtn

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Liberty No. 210

    USGS Liberty
  • See full route/place details.
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