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Old 06-29-2009, 08:46 PM   #1
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Post 'em up... Photos of Fire Lookouts.

Eddy Gulch L.O. Between the forks of the Salmon River, California



View From the L.O.



Weaver Bally L.O. Above Weaverville California ['Bally' means 'Mountain' in the local native american dialect.]



View From Weaver Bally



View from the Weaver Bally Outhouse.

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Old 06-29-2009, 09:00 PM   #2
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Glorieta Lookout

Glorieta Lookout...Sangre de Cristo's...near Santa Fe, NM


A coulpe views from Glorieta Lookout...





Amazingly, there's several campsites a couple hundred yards away...shhhhhhhhhhhhh...don't tell anyone...
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:21 PM   #3
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Hope its ok to post a couple from near Paphos in Cyprus ... if not please feel free to delete them

From a treasure hunt with my son, we were the only ones with bikes





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Old 06-29-2009, 09:47 PM   #4
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Ganaraska Fire Tower wearing Can-Am boots. CR500R at the bottom.

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Old 06-30-2009, 06:47 AM   #5
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I've been curious to see how many people are riding up to lookouts. Fire lookouts usually provide an interesting ride and incredible views.
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:38 AM   #6
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Great Thread..

Great pics. I love visiting the lookouts, and have some pics, but unfortunately, none since I've gotten a capable bike. Now I have a new day ride idea...thanks. We have three fire LO's in the county, and I'm pretty sure I can hit them all in one good day...pics to follow
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:45 AM   #7
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Here's a few from TN.


























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Old 06-30-2009, 08:30 AM   #8
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Between Alta MT and Shoup ID. Long Tom lookout or something like that.







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Old 06-30-2009, 08:37 AM   #9
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Thorn Creek Butte Lookout (Boise National Forest, Idaho)

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Old 06-30-2009, 08:44 AM   #10
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Bear Mtn., Black Hills, SD.





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Old 06-30-2009, 08:52 AM   #11
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This is avail for rent in WYO. Spent 2 nights in it...

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Old 06-30-2009, 08:57 AM   #12
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Best I can do. A picture of a picture of a lookout.

On such short notice. I'll try harder next time.

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Old 06-30-2009, 10:22 AM   #13
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Butler lookout near Big Bear, CA.








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Old 06-30-2009, 07:45 PM   #14
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From last Sunday's Lookout Quest. Only 1 lookout for the day, we were slacking.

All that's left of the old Grouse Mtn. Lookout... some concrete footings.




The view from ground level... very nice. The view from the lookout catwalk level would have been better, but not one of the more spectacular ones as far as lookouts are concerned...




But there were some other beautiful views that day. Here's the Trinity mountains of California in the early morning light. I have looked at this particular view of the mountains many times, but on this morning it was especially beautiful. A morning haze was still over the countryside... you could see bands where the air temperature was stratified.

Yes, it really looked just like this. We sat there in awe for a few minutes taking it all in.

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Old 07-02-2009, 04:12 AM   #15
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Awesome! Kinda like the blue ridge, but pointier..
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