Built in 1939 on the south summit, this 10' pole tower with L-4 cab was staffed into the 1980's. It was completely surrounded by the Gird Point Fire in 1990. Available on the Recreation Rental program, it is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register.
Bitterroot National Forest
12 miles ESE of Hamilton
Ravalli County, Montana
Elevation 7702'

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Gird Point in 1979 Gird Point L.O. Gird Point in 2010
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum, Gary Weber, and Luke Channer