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West Zigzag Lookout

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The view of Mt Hood and Horseshoe Ridge (David Koskamp)
Great views from the old lookout site (David Koskamp)


West Zigzag Lookout is the site of an old fire lookout, is a good destination for a hike on the West end of the Zigzag ridge, and has great views all around including Mount Hood and the Zigzag Valley.

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Glimpse of Mt Adams to the north
Looking west down the Zigzag Valley
Looking west from the rocky lookout bluff. West Zigzag summit is centered in the pic. Portland is to the rear.
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