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Lookout is Lovely!

Beautiful day for this hike. Great, easy hike that felt great after completing some of other hikes in this challenge. I never would have found…

Lookout Mountain

Gorgeous drive to this hike from Bend!  Easy hike.  Saw 2 hunters along the way.

No views at Lookout

This was a quick hike – 2 hours, 6 miles and 1450 ft elevation gain.  It took us 1 hour 3/4 driving from SunRiver. A…

Great Day Hike

Air was clean and the trail was beautiful.  Once we found the trailhead we were in good shape.  Use Google Maps and you will be…

Lookout Mountain Hike

It was our fourth peak to climb in the challenge and it was the easiest one. The last 0.9 mile to the trailhead is quite…

Lookout Mountain

Very light traffic on the trail, only saw 3 other groups. It was fairly smoky out but still beautiful. Wildflowers are just about done blooming.

Lookout Mountain

What a gorgeous hike through the forest   So many different wildflowers everywhere   Explored the old independent Mercury mine.   Camped in a beautiful…

Where’s the Lookout?

This was my second hike and very different from Black Crater.  I had the trail to myself the whole day, did not see another person. …

Look out mountain

Not that difficult, we encountered a lot of bugs though and they were annoying but it was fun.  

Lookout Mountain- Family Fun!

This was a very enjoyable hike. Pretty flowers and lots of butterflies. We encountered very few people- 4 hikers down low, 4 horseback riders, and…

Lookout Mountain

Started around 0630H and hiked up the 808A trail.  Lots of flowers in the meadows including Columbine, Aster and Scarlet Paintbrush.  Light breeze on the…

Lookout Mountain

Beautiful, sunny day in Central Oregon. We were the only ones on the trail. Gorgeous wildflower: lupine, columbine, balsam root, paintbrush.

Independence Day

This was a special day to bag my first peak challenge on Independence Day!  Started our hike early in the morning (got to the trailhead…

Look out mountain

The hike was fun, there were a lot of flies tho and they kinda got anoying

1st Peak Bagged!

Our foursome started the hike at 7am in order to beat the afternoon heat. The trail was in great condition, with only a few slightly…

Lookout mountain

Well there was lots of flowers and shad which was very nice and easy hike, the bugs tho my group had the same fly follow…

A nice first peak

This trail was awesome, it had a lot of wildflowers, maybe the most ive seen on a hike. There are some cool,  older structures along…

Look out! Lookout Mountain!

Left the house at 6:15 am and the temperature was 64F to drive to the Ochoco National Forest to climb Lookout Mountain, ~63250. Wanted to…

Don’t do it

The trail is fabulous, I just took the wrong one. What should have been nice and easy turned into a 13.5 mile day. The trail…

Heart of the Ochocos.

Finding the trail took me the longest since I didn’t map it out beforehand. But I am so happy I didn’t give up. It was…

Lookout Mtn

Trail conditions were excellent. We went on a cloudy day with periods of very, very light rain and it cleared up while we were approaching…

Lookout Mountain Lower Trailhead

Started from the lower head – went up and over and out the upper trailhead. Lots of great flowers out right now and the bloom…

Lookout Luxury

There were loads of ticks this time of year there. We did this hike as a C2C. We started at the lowest TH – Lookout…

Lookout Mountain

15.8 miles with 3,704 feet of elevation gain. Nice and shady in the morning. Start early because it gets hot! Beautiful flowers blooming today.

Ochoco spring with friends

Enjoyed cooler weather for a nice hike. Lots of wildflowers blooming and mountain bikers out. Fun to explore the mining structures. Camped elsewhere in the…

Windy Lookout Mountain Vista

First of 6, good intro hike and Black Butte you’re next. Took the lower trail to see old mine, it’s a scramble afterward to reach…

Lookout Mountain at Last!

Wildflowers were just beginning to bloom– lots of arrow leaf balsam root, wild peonies, old man’s beard, shooting stars, columbine, wild onion, and mountain bluebells.…

Sunset on Lookout Mountain Summit!

What a wonderful day on Lookout! No mud, ice, or snow on the trail! The mosquito level is on the rise but tolerable. The weather…

Lookout mountain

The first off this year’s challenge hikes. Went on labor day and missed all the crowds ????

Lookout Mtn Walk-about

Weather was great today, warm but not insanely hot. Trail was easy going the entire way up. No snow or ice as it was about…

Lookout Love

Beautiful hike in the heart of the Ochocos! Only saw 2 other hikers. Beautiful hike through the forest to a Ridgeline with panoramic views of…

The snow hike

The beginning of the hike was nice, and easy. Then after the trail junction, snow fields appeared. Some were small and easy to get over,…

May 1st Lookout Mt.

Woke up to rain and drove to the trailhead. Saw wild horses on the way. No snow on the road going up, got to the…

Solo Snowshoe up Lookout Mountain

Drove out to the Ochocos this morning to summit Lookout Mountain and get going on the 2021 challenge. The road was clear of snow and…

Lookout Mountain Snow Shoe

Since this was a snowshoe entire trail was covered in snow. Definitely good navigating skills needed and gps a huge plus.

Snowshoeing Lookout Mountain

You need to park a mile lower than the summer access TH. The trail was heavily laden with snow, but very doable in snowshoes. Having…