One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
To hike From Carson, Washington travel north on Wind River Highway to the Forest Boundry where it becomes Forest Road 30. Continue north on Forest Road 30 to just past the Fish Hatchery where Forest Road 30 forms a V with Forest Road 3065. At this V stay to the right on Forest Road 30 and drive to Forest Road 64 about 2 miles. Turn left on to Forest Road 64 and continue about 5 miles to the intersection where 4 roads meet. Stay more or less straight to get on Forest Road 58. Continue on Forest Raod 58 to the trailhead for Observation Trail and hike in to reach Shortcut Trail.