This weekend Puget Sound area had a lower precipitation rate, but the near 40-mph coastal wind gusts had us once again resort to other side of the Cascades.
I must have refreshed the weather app a thousand times looking for a rain shadow in bed this morning.
Ever since our trip to Moolock Mountain in 2012, I had dreaded to ever set foot on the seemingly never-ending Bessemer Road.
Three cars parked by the snow berm on Kachess Dam Road (NF-4818), a few hundred feet in from Sparks Road.
Third time visiting this ridge since the first trip in winter of 2013, and so far the best weather out of all three trips.
Armed with optimal weather forecast and moderate avalanche danger, pup an I continued our New Year’s tradition on this beautiful mountain.