Rainy Pass is a mountain pass on State Route 20 (SR 20 – North Cascades Highway) in the North Cascades mountains of Washington State. It is about 4 miles to the west of Washington Pass. ~ Wikipedia
Corteo Peak hadn't always been on the radar despite having taken notice from various mountaintops over the years.
Climbing Holliway Mountain involved going around Mount Hardy and through Methow River Valley.
Due to the damage from Goode Fire, North Cascades National Park officials had closed off access to Park Creek Trail.
We car camped in the pullout parking area off Highway 20 for an early start.
Most relaxing and straightforward approach to camp this year on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
A hiker friend I met on Bandera Mountain and I returned three and half months after our initial attempt.
A friend I met last month on Bandera Mountain invited me and his friend on this trip.