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
The recruit made his snow scramble debut on Humerus Hill and Jolly Mountain after three months.
Puget Sound had a lower chance of rainfall. So we made Mount Pickett our rainy day destination.
In addition to the main summit, we added Long View Peak and Clay Pit Peak to get in some exercise.
It took some wrong turns to get to the south entrance to Lord Hill Regional Park finally.
Glad to have gained some elevation the day after we hiked the flattish Camano Ridge Trail.
While most people were opening up presents, the pups and I checked out the Heybrook Lookout.
There are a dozen Goat Mountains in Washington State. By contrast, only three Goat Peaks.
One of my goals for the year 2019 was to explore more of the Olympic Peninsula and the vicinity.
The yellow pup and I visited the neighboring Sopwith Camel Mountain last spring in the sunshine.
We wrapped up the Thanksgiving streak with our fourth and final trip on San Juan Island.
It had been nearly a decade since the black pup and I went up to the Icicle Ridge Lookout.
We bit the bullet and walked the road up to the trail after putting off the trip for four years.