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
This time we came back with a raft twice the capacity to put the pursuit to rest once and for all.
After yesterday's strenuous outing, I found this new and relaxing hike east of the crest.
Goat Mountain in Salmon La Sac has been on the back burner for many years.
While looking for a new hike that didn't require snow gear, I realized we could go to Mission Ridge.
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.
On our way to the Mission Ridge area, I realized that this was the final ski weekend.
After waking up to the Easter morning sunshine, I found myself scrolling through my phone for a new hike.
Overnight the Central Cascades weather forecast went from mostly sunny to mostly cloudy.
The weather looked equally bad everywhere. So the pup and I made another attempt to dodge the rain out east.
Big Chief Mountain has been on the back burner due to its proximity to the Stevens Pass Ski Resort.
Climbers sometimes referred to this obscure high point as Hellfire Peak.