24 West Chewuch
Winthrop, WA 98862
- 1.3 miles
- Late May to October
The trail begins gradually traveling through pine grass, lupine, and shaded by ponderosa pine and douglas fir. Then it becomes steep, climbing about 100 feet, the traversing the hillside and opening up with view to the east looking out over the Methow Valley, and in the distance the Okanogan Valley. To the west you have a great view of Hoodoo Peak and the Twisp River drainage. Once you reach the ridge top you have great views.
Excellent mountain views. Fire lookout tower. Wildflowers are abundant in July and early August.
No water along trail. Please be considerate of the person assigned to the lookout. This is lookout's remote home and he or she may invite you in for a look.
Parking area at the end of the road, at an elevation of 4300'.