Over the last few years it had become somewhat of a tradition to do a bigger trip over Fourth of July weekend.
By climbing these two peaks earlier in the season, we had the advantage of better snow coverage over the cruxes.
Due to the damage from Goode Fire, North Cascades National Park officials had closed off access to Park Creek Trail.
While waiting for North Cascades Highway to reopen, pups and I took a stroll through West Fork Foss River Valley.
Photos from this trip can be found here. One month ago partner and I climbed Primus and Austera Peaks. It felt really good to get the two farthest peaks on…