In 1932, a 30' pole tower with L-4 cab was built as the first lookout. This was replaced in 1960 by the present 53' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab. It is presently on standby status.
Clearwater National Forest
11 miles southeast of Pierce
Idaho County, Idaho
Elevation 4731'
USGS Benchmark RY0955

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Austin Ridge in 1997
Photo courtesy of Gary Weber