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Trail #9A Looking Glass Lake


General trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness area.

Vicinity trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness including: Round the Mountain #9, Looking Glass Lake #9A, High Camp #10, Stagman Ridge #12, Muddy Meadows #13, Shorthorn #16, Divide Camp #112, Killen Creek Trail #113, High Line trail #114, and South Climb #183.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hiker and Equestrian Use.

Looking Glass Lake trail in the Mt. Adams Wilderness, leaves Round the Mountain Trail #9 about one mile east of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. It descends south through rocky washes, rolling grades, and sparse timber to a small, shallow lake in a subalpine setting. The lake sits at 5,580 elevation. See nature at work in the recovery of the area after the 2012 Cascade Creek fire.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 8/18/2017: Open
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailheads.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply   
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District



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  Area/Length : 
0.9 miles

  Elevation : 
5600' - 6000'


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