Conceived in the late 1970s, the (unofficial) list comprising Washington State’s 100 highest summits has slowly gained popularity over the years. Seven peaks from the list do not meet the 400-foot prominence criteria as on the Washington State Top 100 Peaks list.
Cashmere Mountain marked the last of my six-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.
Due to the damage from Goode Fire, North Cascades National Park officials had closed off access to Park Creek Trail.
The 16-mile approach into Thunder Basin felt extra long when views were scarce.
This impressive massif is located just off the North Cascades Highway on the southeast end of Ross Lake.
I had underestimated the scale of the Pasayten Wilderness during our first visit three years ago.
Our new experiences included pup's first time on a seaplane and our first time canoeing.
Dorado Needle and Klawatti Peak are on the Inspiration Traverse. And both places offer dramatic views of the area.
Last year Kenny and I came into the area and attempted Mox Peaks.
Inspiration Traverse, the trip I had put off up until this season. It wasn't something of an "inspiration." I have not been a fan of snow. So it took a…
Snowfield has been on my list since 2012 when I enrolled in the Seattle Mountaineers basic climbing course.
Climbers don't often talk about Dark Peak for its grand views. The "brushy approach" is usually the first thing that comes to people's minds. But the trip came out to…
Mount Formidable is an impressive mountain. It stands beside the Middle Cascade Glacier and Spider Mountain. We came in early so that we could make good use of the snow…
Altitude sickness right around 10K elevation, like the times before on Camp Muir and on Mount Adams at Lunch Counter.
Sherpa Peak and the Balanced Rock from camp See more trip photos here. Sherpa Peak was my last Bulger List peak on the Stuart Range to climb. Thankfully, the late snowfall…
This season I had been blessed with great weather, optimal physical conditions, and new climbing partners.