You’ll drive to the edge of old-growth forest while enjoying vistas across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Vancouver Island. You can experience the old-growth forest afoot on the ridgeline hike to a shack that was a World War II aircraft spotting station, atop 3,000-foot Pyramid Mountain (a.k.a. Pyramid Peak).
Picturesque Kloshe Nanitch is a replica of a fire lookout built about 1916-1917 on the brink of a cliff. It provides a magnificent view of the Olympic Mountains and Sol Duc Valley. The original lookout was destroyed in an explosion. The replacement was later moved to North Point, just beyond Kloshe Nanitch. It’s now part of an electronics site. Narrow with blind curves. The 7 miles between Kloshe Nanitch and the Forest Service’s Snider Work Station are steep, loose and rough, and will require a high-clearance vehicle. The hike to Pyramid Mountain is moderately strenuous.
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