Day Hike - Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

Trip

Day Hike - Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

We'll hike up the short trail to Red Top Lookout and then continue on the Teanaway Ridge trail to the intersection with the Iron Bear trail (and retrace our route on the return). Per Mountaineers' guidelines, 1 trip per week please.

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,500 ft
  • Pace: 2 MPH, no maximum

Red Top Lookout trailhead at 8:00 AM    https://goo.gl/maps/MR6YgC7hUPkSWnFm8

Here is the out and back route https://caltopo.com/m/TPDE. We'll go to the lookout on the way out and bypass it on the way back. There should be golden larches at our endpoint, a little past the Iron Bear trail intersection.  There will probably be larches along our way too. I'll be scouting this soon and will be writing a detailed trip report about what you can expect on the hike. 

Route/Place

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.
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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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