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Nice weekend climbing Mt. Cashmere 8501′ with Bill and Aaron. Long walk, airy summit and thunderstorm after we got down (did not bring my rain gear, but the Mountain Equipment Orbital Jacket did a great job.) Another one ticked off of the 100 Highest. – Craig DixonRead More
It was one of those sneak powder days at Stevens pass. Snow report said 8″, but it had been windy the night before and I knew it was going to ski deep. Arrived at the pass, and it was still snowing HARD. Barely a soul in the parking lot, I love midweek. Rolled over to […]Read More
The south face of Hoodoo Peak appeared snow free, so we headed directly for the face. The guide book recommended climbing to the notch just north of Point 8071 but, we took a look at the face and decided that a mostly direct route was an easy scramble to the summit. It felt good to be climbing the large rough blocks of granite making our way upward the last 1264 feet to the summit. Hoodoo Peak is not a difficult objective being ranked as the 59th highest summit in Washington and after an hour and half we were on the summit.