When mountaineering legend Fred Beckey said to allow a fully day for the ascent, I think he really meant it.
A United States National Park located in Washington State featuring the rugged mountain peaks of the North Cascades Range and the most expansive glacial system in the contiguous United States. ~Wikipedia
Photos from this trip can be found here.
Eldorado was on my list of peaks to climb, but I didn’t think I’d get to it this season.
Seattle Mountaineers intermediate rock climb via West Ridge. Day 1 - Overnight in Boston Basin Day 2 - Climb and exit
Majority of the elevation occurred at the beginning, then it tappered off below the Quien Sabe Glacier.
Just when I thought scrambles couldn't get any steeper, Mount Ross set out proved me wrong.
Photos from this trip can be found here. Great weather, great hike, poor choice of boots. Sharpen up your acrobatic maneuvers as you encounter what seemed like an endless sea…
A hiker friend I met on Bandera Mountain and I returned three and half months after our initial attempt.