The North Cascades are a section of the Cascade Range of western North America. They span the border between the Canadian province of British Columbia and the U.S. state of Washington and are officially named in the U.S. and Canada as the Cascade Mountains. ~Wikepedia
While waiting for the deeper snow to settle, we resorted to what some refer to as a dumpster dive.
K9 was a surprise find when my friend and I spotted it from Windy Mountain back in January.
For hikes as straightforward as Lyman Hill, pup and I tend to get ourselves into a pickle.
Some refer to Devils Mountain as a "dumpster dive" destination or the backup of a backup plan.
Pup and I had also climbed the mountain back to back with Dickerman Mountain seven years ago.
Thanks to a two-day-old trip report, highway was still open clear to the trailhead.
It was only a matter of time before we came back to finish singing song of the Three Witches.
Swakane Peak continued to be one of my favorite rainy day and solitude seeking go-tos.
An area I hadn't explored since the long forgotten trip to Wallace Lake.
Pup and I have been chasing after big mountains nonstop since Memorial Day weekend.
Like Genius, my effort to include the peak in two other trips was also to no avail.
Last-minute plan change led to tackling possibly the last big mountain of the season.