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
Dandy Peak was today's backup plan. We were also in the area two years ago on Dandy Mountain.
Today the pups and I went up to South Cle Elum Ridge East. We visited the west end back in April.
Big Methow Needle, or The Needles, has been on my list for several years because I couldn't find a partner.
Ten years after setting the goal to hike (at least) once a week, I celebrated the 10th anniversary on Lincoln Peak.
I opted for somewhere new, and dry, after going up to Nasikelt Peak and Lumiere Ridge the day before.
Nasikelt Peak and Lumiere Ridge were perfect for finding solitude among the list of must-haves.
Table Mountain was also a last-minute idea. We left the house soon after it stopped raining in the morning.
As we drove through Snoqualmie Pass, I decided to ditch plan A and then go up to Rampart Ridge.
Whitehorse Mountain has been famous for as long as I could remember. So it never made it onto my list.
After yesterday's short trip, today, we visited Catkin Peak and McCall Mountain by Dirtyface Mountain.
The last-minute plan brought us out to Beehive Mountain by Mission Ridge near Wenatchee.
After yesterday's trip out east, today, we went up to Fools Day Peak in Salmon La Sac for sunshine.
The short climb on Maynard Peak offered spectacular views to the northern-central Olympic Mountains.
The recruit made his snow scramble debut on Humerus Hill and Jolly Mountain after three months.
On this day, we went up to Chuckanut Mountain North Peak and Raptor Ridge north of Chuckanut Mountain.
We tried going up to Little Peak three weeks ago before the ice on the road became a problem.