Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the preceding year. ~Wikipedia
Poch Peak sits outside the Mount Rainier National Park above the Evans Creek ORV Park.
We had to forego plans A and B. Then we continued east and found Chandler Butte and McBee Hill.
With heightened avalanche danger, we resorted to Webb Mountain in the lowland forests by the Hood Canal.
Norse Peak VII, our seventh trip to one of my South Cascades favorites. All but the first trip have taken place during Thanksgiving.
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.
The pup and I continued our Thanksgiving week tradition on Norse Peak.
There hadn't been much snow in the past few weeks. So I decided to give The Brothers a try.
Snoqualmie Mountain is directly north of Snoqualmie Pass. It's also one of the few places here accessible from its foothills.
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.
We left for Eastern Washington early this morning but didn’t get over Snoqualmie Pass before the snowfall.
In an effort to avoid the potentially dire Thanksgiving weather, I decided to move our pilgrimage to the peak ahead by two days.
Staying close to home and taking advantage of the rain after 4 PM forecast, pup and I set off to this oldie
Crystal Mountain Boulevard was clear of snow and ice despite low morning temperatures, no problem getting to the gated Gold Hill Road
Even east of the mountains couldn't escape the rain. Mission-Naneum Ridges were still in clouds when we pulled into Wenatchee