Note: This hike will be canceled if there have been or will be heavy rains and/or snow. Hike to the old, historic mining townsite of Monte Cristo east of Granite Fallsbeginning and ending at Barlow Pass, elv 2,400 ft. 4 miles one way to old townsite, 400 ft e lv gain in 4 miles. South Fork of Sauk River must be crossed by a foot log or by fording. Meet at 7:30 am at the Mount Vernon
Safeway parking lot. Snohomish county residents may drive directly to the trailhead. Check WA Trails Association web site for driving information or contact Joan Melcher above.