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Old 11-02-2010, 10:23 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by qam1 View Post
The summit is on private land,

The Summit is owned by the Underwood club
I read on one of the fire tower history websites that if you contact the Underwood Club in advance, they are usually pretty generous about allowing hikers to visit the summit, provided that they use the State Land approach.

Originally Posted by qam1 View Post
I thought the tower was still there,

The summit is on state land but the lower reaches / trailhead is on private land and the owner is very against anyone crossing his land, meaning if you try you will get a gun pulled on you or if you are lucky just the police called.

But I haven't been anywhere near there or heard anything in at least a decade, so things might have changed.
You could still approach it via a lengthy bushwhack from the south, from West River Road.
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