Mica Peak, Spokane County Washington
Mica Peak is the Southernmost peak in the Selkirk Mountain Range. The summit has an elevation of 5205 feet and offers great views of Liberty Lake, Spokane Valley and the Palouse. A FAA radar station is located at the top, along with various radio and communications antennas. It was once home to an Air Force Station with a year-round crew living on top. Further back, during the prohibition era the mountain was home to numerous illegal stills producing 'Mica Moonshine'.
Recreational opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. Routes from Liberty Lake County Park and Washington DNR land on Belmont Road coming soon. Large portions of Mica Peak are now public land or open to public recreation with a permit.
Point Forecast near Mica Peak (4367ft)