This gallery contains 33 photos.
Hoodoo Peak, February 19-21, 2016 Eric and Matthew Gilbertson We made what appears to be the first recorded winter ascent of Hoodoo Peak in at least the last 22 years! Matthew flew out to Seattle for a long weekend adventure, landing on Thursday night. We spent the night at my… Continue reading
Colchuck Peak, February 7, 2016 Eric, Anna, Aaron After returning from Cashmere peak I spent the night in Leavenworth with Aaron and Anna, then we drove back up Icicle Creek road and started hiking at 6:30am. We all hauled skis up on our packs to the Enchantments trailhead, and stashed… Continue reading
Cashmere Peak Attempt, February 6, 2016 Eric and Duncan A rare sunny weekend was forecast, so Duncan and I left Seattle at 5am Saturday morning heading for the Enchantment area. We parked the truck on Icicle Creek road and started up gated forest service approach road at 9am. Duncan skinned… Continue reading
Dirtybox Peak, January 30, 2016 Eric Gilbertson I hiked solo up to Mailbox Peak on Saturday morning, then left the trail and continued east along the narrow rocky ridge. I had to downclimb in several places, then donned snowshoes for the quick ascent up Dirtybox Peak. The return trip offered… Continue reading
Low Mountain, January 23, 2016 Eric Gilbertson I drove to the trailhead and was surprised to see 20 other cars parked along the side of the narrow snowy road! I hadn’t realized this was the same trailhead as Franklin Falls, a waterfall a short hike in. I was, unsurprisingly, the… Continue reading
Pratt Mountain, January 17-18, 2016 Eric and Katie We hiked up to Lake Olallie off I-90 and pitched camp on the frozen lake shore. I built a nice snow wall to shelter us from the wind. The next morning we hiked up to Pratt Mountain and had great views of… Continue reading
Mount Teneriffe – January 15, 2016 Eric Gilbertson I hiked up the trailhead at Little Si to link up with the Mt Si trail. Just below the summit of Mt Si I traversed east along the ridge, eventually cutting through some trees to the small exposed summit of Teneriffe. On… Continue reading
Granite Mountain – January 10, 2016 Katie and Eric We ascended the steep south face of Granite Mountain and were met with spectacular views of Rainier and Adams to the south. We descended the summer route to avoid the icy steep bits of the mountain.
Winter Semi-Pemi Loop, Dec 25-26, 2015 Matthew and Eric Gilbertson There was amazingly basically no snow in the Whites the day after Christmas, so we decided to bag a bunch of peaks in the Pemi wilderness. We biked in the wilderness trail from Lincoln Woods on Saturday morning in warm… Continue reading