Washington State second hundred highest peaks (T200). The ranked high points have 400 feet or higher of clean prominence.
The last time I was here, I had to bike eight miles to access the Downey Creek Trailhead.
McGregor Mountain marked my fourth time going through Stehekin, WA, on the way to a climb.
This double-summited, awe-inspiring structure at the head of Ross Lake looked out of reach.
This area is a bustling hub over the Fourth of July. So we came in this weekend to avoid the masses.
Gilbert Peak was my objective two years ago until I drove up to the seven-mile road closure sign.
Pup and I have been chasing after big mountains nonstop since Memorial Day weekend.
Like Genius, my effort to include the peak in two other trips was also to no avail.
Last-minute plan change led to tackling possibly the last big mountain of the season.
McLeod Fire in mid August forced the closure of many roads and trails near Mazama.
Corteo Peak hadn't always been on the radar despite having taken notice from various mountaintops over the years.
This could very well have been the shortest climb with the shortest approach on the list so far.
Highway 20 felt very much like a ghost town on my drive to Easy Pass Trailhead.