R.I.P. 1933-1998
In 1923, a 2-story 14x14' cab was constructed, with a cupola added later. A 20' pole tower with L-4 cab, built in 1933 near the southeast end of the summit ridge, had been abandoned since the 1970's. It fell down under heavy snow in 1998.
Flathead National Forest
18 miles southeast of Hungry Horse
Flathead County, Montana
Elevation 6479'

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Pioneer Ridge in 1988
Photo courtesy of Gary Weber