Stegosaurus Butte Hike

We needed a short adventure on an empty trail. This hike was perfect on both counts.
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img_1560 Zoe excited to clamber to the top of Stegosaurus Butte.
Zoe excited to clamber to the top of Stegosaurus Butte.
img_1579 Family pic at the false summit with a nice view out over the Middle Fork valley.
Family pic at the false summit with a nice view out over the Middle Fork valley.
img_1583 We didn't see anybody on the entire hike which is amazing since the Mailbox Peak trailhead had cars parked at least a half mile down the road.
We didn't see anybody on the entire hike which is amazing since the Mailbox Peak trailhead had cars parked at least a half mile down the road.
img_1588 Gavin checking out Garfield Mountain with its peak obscured in the clouds.
Gavin checking out Garfield Mountain with its peak obscured in the clouds.
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img_1597 Heading up towards the real summit.
Heading up towards the real summit.
img_1601 Kids...
Kids...
img_1602 View down into the Rainy Creek valley from the top.
View down into the Rainy Creek valley from the top.
img_1605 Yay! We're at the top after a short, but steep adventure.
Yay! We're at the top after a short, but steep adventure.
img_1607 The lovely wooden arch bridge across the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie
The lovely wooden arch bridge across the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie
img_1608 The view upstream from the atop the bridge.
The view upstream from the atop the bridge.