Easy Ridge Lookout Site
US 1240, WA 140

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1240, WA 140 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered March 26, 2012
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Whatcom County, Washington
Coordinates N 48° 53.768' W 121° 25.888' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 53' 46" W 121° 25' 53"
N 48.896140° W 121.431470°
Elevation 5,640 ft (1,719 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Deceptively named, this L-5 cab, built in 1935 atop the northernmost point of the ridge, was never "easy" to get to, due to its remoteness. It was never staffed after it was built, and was eventually removed in 1973.


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