October 21, 1978
Nine hikers, spent a beautiful fall day on top of Tipsoo Butte in the
Blue River Ranger District.
Although the trail to Tipsoo needs attention (lots of overgrowth), the
hikers were able to maneuver all branches, limbs and tree trunks and to
follow the trail to the top.
No one got lost!
As usual, we napped, ate lunch and observed a beautiful view on top of
While hiking, we saw large lizards, grouse, and bear droppings—but
fortunately, no bears!
All hikers agreed that this hike to Tipsoo—5½ miles up—is
an invigorating experience; and we hope that the trail will be improved in
The Tipsoo nine were