Spanning the Central Cascades of Washington State, the wilderness is located in parts of Wenatchee National Forest and Snoqualmie National Forest, and is approximately bounded by Interstate 90 and Snoqualmie Pass to the south and U.S. Route 2 and Stevens Pass to the north. ~Wikipedia
Nasikelt Peak and Lumiere Ridge were perfect for finding solitude among the list of must-haves.
The yellow pup and I visited the neighboring Sopwith Camel Mountain last spring in the sunshine.
A change in the weather typically marks the tail end of our big mountain adventures.
The Temple was a delightful scenery change from last week's climb on Johannesburg Mountain.
Snowgrass Mountain is one of the few remaining peaks on my bucket list doable in one long day.
Paddy-Go-North and Sherpani Peak are next-door neighbors to the north of Paddy-Go-Easy Pass.
While many scrambles involve some road walk or trail hike or both, Bald Eagle Peak had neither.
Goat Mountain in Salmon La Sac has been on the back burner for many years.
The pup and I visited Cascade Mountain's northern neighbor for a view do-over.
The hike to Coney Creek crossing at mile 3 was at times rocky but overall smooth sailing.
In preparation for tomorrow's Big Climb event, yellow pup and I headed out on another long-day adventure.
I'd driven through the hairpin turn on Highway 2 numerous times but never turned onto the road by Tunnel Creek.
K9 was a surprise find when my friend and I spotted it from Windy Mountain back in January.
We welcomed the New Year atop Granite Mountain in the crisp, albeit subfreezing, air.
This year I managed to rally two friends to help spice up the typically low-key outing.
Today pup and I finished off our Thanksgiving week hiking streak on one of my favorite mountains by Snoqualmie Pass.