Lewis and Clark County High Point Trip Report

Red Mountain

Date: August 25, 2001
Author: Bob Packard

Take Copper Creek Road off MT 200 east of Lincoln. It's 9+ miles to Trailhead for Trail # 481, first 2.5 are paved. Fair dirt road. Use Main Line Trail (#481) 5.5 miles, then Red Mountain Trail (#423) 3.5 miles to climb Red Mountain.

At top is Red BM, wooden pole in a cairn, another nearby cairn and rocks worked into a platform with steps and 3 of probably one-time 4 fittings that held some of structure.

No register. Rocks are red, looks like red shale with ripple marks.

Trip Statistics: 8.5 hours, 18 miles, 5000 feet elevation gain.