The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California. It includes both non-volcanic mountains, such as the North Cascades, and the notable volcanoes known as the High Cascades. ~Wikipedia
Haystack Mountain offers expansive views of the Skykomish River Valley when the weather is fair.
West Tiger Moutain is one of the six summits along the Tiger Mountain massif in the Issaquah Alps.
Sumas Mountain sits just miles south of the border. It's also a quick jaunt to many of the North Cascades' peaks.
Resting on the Cedar River Watershed boundary, Greenway Mountain overlooks Chester Morse Lake.
Surprise Lake and Glacier Lake in Alpine Lakes Wilderness have long been a hikers' favorite.
With heightened avalanche danger, we resorted to Webb Mountain in the lowland forests by the Hood Canal.
Alaska Mountain was another place deep in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness accessible via the Pacific Crest Trail.
Jack Ridge borders the western edge of The Enchantments. It also meets the massive Stuart Range on the southern end.
We climbed Cape Horn and Ladies Peak as the black lab made his first overnight trip.
Mount Torment was my final technical climb on the Washington State Top 200 Peaks list.
Mount Degenhardt was my third and final trip to the Pickets this season after last week.
Mount Fury (East and West)
Mount Fury has been on my radar in recent years. But the remoteness has had me put it on hold until now.
I had my first close encounter with Liberty Cap from the main summit (Columbia Crest) in 2013.
Agnes Mountain from Gunsight Peak
Blue Slam, aka Agnes Mountain and Gunsight Peak, was another remote climb in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.
Mount Challenger West Peak
Mount Challenger West Peak could have been part of our Northern Picket Traverse three years ago.
Old Guard Peak and Sentinel Peak
On this Fourth of July weekend, I went tackling Le Conte Slam via the famous Ptarmigan Traverse.