Established in 1913 with an alidade on the summit and a log cabin 1/2 mile to the northeast, a 7 x 7' cab was built in 1929. In 1932, an L-4 cab was constructed, replaced by the present 10' concrete base with R-6 flat cab in 1964. It is the highest active fire lookout in the Pacific Northwest.
Challis National Forest
14 miles northwest of Challis
Lemhi/Custer County, Idaho
Elevation 10,394'
USGS Benchmark QA0688
USGS Benchmark QA0689
USGS Benchmark QA0690

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Twin Peaks L.O.
Photo courtesy of Rex Kamstra