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2018/3/20 – Flag Mountain / 國旗山

Today turned out to be the only sunny day in the week’s forecast. On the spur of the moment, pup and I got in this short climb in mid-afternoon.

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2018/3/10 – Melted Mountain / 融化山

With the heightened avalanche danger in the Cascades this weekend, pup and I sought out places with minimal open terrain and settled on this woodsy mountain.

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2018/2/19 – Dirty Harrys Balcony / 污哈利的陽台

Word has it that construction of a new trail to Dirty Harrys Balcony had been underway. Unsure of the new trail’s whereabouts, we entered via the old roadbed.

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2018/2/10 – The Pulpit / 講道壇

After three consecutive weekend visits to Eastern Washington due to incessant rainfall, we finally got our first sunny outing and a new high point.

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2018/1/15 – South Bessemer / 南貝瑟默

Ever since our trip to Moolock Mountain in 2012, I had dreaded to ever set foot on the seemingly never-ending Bessemer Road.

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2018/1/14 – Little Kachess Peak / 小卡契斯峯

Three cars parked by the snow berm on Kachess Dam Road (NF-4818), a few hundred feet in from Sparks Road.

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2018/1/6 – Tronsen Ridge III / 創森脊之三

Third time visiting this ridge since the first trip in winter of 2013, and so far the best weather out of all three trips.

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2018/1/1 – Granite Mountain XV / 花崗岩山之十五

Armed with optimal weather forecast and moderate avalanche danger, pup an I continued our New Year’s tradition on this beautiful mountain.

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2017/12/31 – Avalanche Mountain V / 雪崩山之五

Last hiking slash scrambling slash snowshoeing slash climbing trip of 2017!

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2017/12/26 – Surprise Lake VI / 驚喜湖之六

Due to a higher chance of snowfall in the mountains on Christmas Day, we postponed our trip to today.