This trip is for those of us who missed Youliana’s two weeks ago and who are keen to catch the fall colours (and the views) in The North Cascades. (Note: the photo that I used to advertise this post came from https://seattle.curbed.com/maps/fall-foliage-autumn-leaves-trails-seattle. It does not belong to me.) Required experience: cramponing on consolidated snow self-arrest […]
Tomyhoi peak in the North Cascades. 21 km, 1450 m elevation gain. Class 3-4 scramble. Upper moderate pace as it is a longish day. Mandatory gear: helmet, ice axe, crampons, head light, passport, pre-filled ArriveCan app. Enough clothes to survive a night in the alpine in a case of emergency.