Passing picture

My son took this picture of me standing in the Deso  doorway. I am usually smiling  LO duty but I looked at little pensive that day.....probably quiet with little radio traffic, no smokes  and no [...]

By |January 9th, 2024|Deso Blog|

Panoramic Photos

As many of you know---back in the 1930s the USFS had photographers do panoramic photos from many lookout sites in the West---and that includes Desolation Peak.  This last Sunday's Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine had [...]

By |December 6th, 2023|Deso Blog|

New York Times article

Wonderful surprise this morning in the New York Times -- an article on Fire Lookouts.  Please see: This article may be behind a paywall so hopefully many of you are NYT subscribers...........  Desolation Peak [...]

By |September 6th, 2023|Deso Blog|

Highway 20 reopens

8-9-23  Highway 20 which is the North Cascades Pass has been closed for several days because of the Sourdough Fire.  It was been reopened.  So you will be able to access the East Bank Trailhead.

By |August 9th, 2023|Deso Blog|
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