Within Washington State, U.S. Route 2 (US 2) connects the western and eastern regions of the state as a part of the state and the national highway systems. Wikipedia
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.
Big Chief Mountain has been on the back burner due to its proximity to the Stevens Pass Ski Resort.
In preparation for tomorrow's Big Climb event, yellow pup and I headed out on another long-day adventure.
I'd driven through the hairpin turn on Highway 2 numerous times but never turned onto the road by Tunnel Creek.
K9 was a surprise find when my friend and I spotted it from Windy Mountain back in January.
While waiting for mountain pass conditions to improve, yellow pup and I spent another day out east.
After seeing the late arrival of rain in the forecast, I figured we go for a walk in the city.
It was only a matter of time before we came back to finish singing song of the Three Witches.
Last year our unsuccessful attempt to this mountain had us resort to Bing Peak during the same trip.
Last-minute plan change led to tackling possibly the last big mountain of the season.
I first took notice of Big Jim Mountain six years ago from Frigid and Big Lou Mountains via Chatter Creek.