Cashmere marked the end of my five-year-long pursuit of the 100 highest peak of Washington.
Over the last few years it had become somewhat of a tradition to do a bigger trip over Fourth of July weekend.
Park Creek Trail had been closed off to all traffic this season due to damage resulted from wildfires.
The 16-mile approach into Thunder Basin felt extra long when views were scarce.
This imposing feature off North Cascades Highway (SR 20) southeast end of Ross Lake can be seen from virtually any high points in North Cascades.
I had completely underestimated the scale of Pasayten Wilderness on our first visit to the area three years ago.
Photos from this trip can be found here. Devore Slam = Tupshin Peak + Devore Peak + Flora Mountain 德沃雷滿貫=塔普遜峯+德沃雷峯+佛羅拉山 Logistics Overview Overview > Day 1 > Day 2 > Day 3 > Day 4 Day 1 – Friday, July 31 Seaplane – Chelan to Stehekin Canoe – Stehekin to Weaver Point Campground Devore Creek Trail Night 1 – Bird…
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 the Inspiration Traverse out of the way, albeit a seemingly never-ending traverse through five glaciers in one long day. But the same time a bit…
Last year Kenny and I attempted Mox Peaks, but turned around after spending one night at Ouzel Lake due to bad weather.
Photos from this trip can be found here. Inspiration Traverse, the one long traverse I had been putting off until this season, wasn’t exactly something I had been aspired to do from the start. While still not a huge fan of snow, I knew it would be a huge undertaking with lots of self convincing…