FIRE LOOKOUTS By Rick Baugher

By the 1930’s the Forest Service had a goal to “put a firewatch on every mountaintop”. Idaho ended up with 989 fire lookout structures- more than any other state in the Pacific Northwest. Of southern Idaho’s 128 lookouts, 36 were above 9000′. Red Wings at el 10910′ was the highest. Twin Peaks el 10340′ is the highest fire station in … Continue reading