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Spy Glass Peak - Lisa's Lookout Series #2

A cache by Lookout Lisa Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/5/2004
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Spy Glass Peak Lookout tower is located at 5,318' elevation with great views of the area. There is a gate about half a mile from the lookout and I recommend parking there and hiking the rest of the way in; the hike is pretty easy and well worth it! Parking coords: N 47 50.218 W 116 11.440. This is the second cache in the 'Lookout Series'.

The cache is a clear shoe boxed sized container with a blue lid with the usual goodies and is located near the lookout. Please do not attempt to climb up this one -it's not maintained nor currently staffed.

Spy Glass Peak lookout started in 1922 with a 20' platform tower and log cabin, a 50' pole tower with 7x7' cab replaced the first tower in 1930. In 1943, an L-4 cab was added for living quarters on the ground, later remodeled for storage, and is still on the summit. The present 53' treated timber tower with L-4 cab, built in 1950, was last staffed in 1978.For more pictures of the lookout tower: (visit link)

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:57:59 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:57 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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