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Lookouts for the Stars

Day and overnight trips to lookout towers are a wonderful way to experience the PNT. Park Butte Lookout in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest provides hikers the opportunity to see the landscape in a new and exciting way.
  I could hear Andy stirring.  Sometime around 6:30 AM his quiet but steady snoring was replaced by the rustling of sleeping bag against sleeping pad.  In the span of ten minutes,…