Mt. Phelps Bagged

My Mount Phelps trip was a rousing success! Pictures are here. I biked from SE Seattle to almost the end of the North Fork Snoqualmie Road pretty much per the Google bike directions. This route worked well except for the jaunt through Snoqualmie Ridge; the trail connecting the Preston-Snoqualmie Trail to Snoqualmie Ridge is quite… Continue reading Mt. Phelps Bagged

Mt. Phelps or Bust

I am currently on my way to climb Mt. Phelps, using only human power to get there from home. Mt. Phelps (incorrectly named “McClain Peaks” on Google and USGS maps) is a prominent dome-shaped peak clearly visible east of Seattle. I have had my eye on this peak for a while and it took some… Continue reading Mt. Phelps or Bust

Sierra Pictures

I know it’s been almost a year since I went on a 10-day hike on the South Sierra High Route, but I finally sorted through the many pictures that the three of us took and posted the highlights in a gallery. See the gallery here Someday, if I find time to sort through my notes… Continue reading Sierra Pictures

Blum-Bacon High Route

It’s been like three months since I successfully completed an alpine high route from Mount Blum to Bacon Peak. This was I trip I did over Labor Day weekend; the rough plan was outlined in a previous post that I wrote while on the northbound train to Mt Vernon. Since returning, I have been gradually… Continue reading Blum-Bacon High Route