Monthly Archives: June 2016

More Pictures from Cathedral Rock

Our awesome climb leader Brett sent out a few more pictures from Sunday’s Cathedral Rock climb. I think we (the climbers and the mountains) look great! And finally, I’ve also uploaded two videos to YouTube: one on the summit, one … Continue reading

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On the Summit of Cathedral Rock

On Sunday, June 26, three other Mountaineers and I climbed Cathedral Rock. It was a perfect day: almost no clouds, a slight breeze that kept the bugs away, a few spots with cooling snow, and dry rock to climb on. … Continue reading

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So Close to Pinnacle Peak

On June 18, I joined a group of Olympia and Tacoma Mountaineers on a climb to Pinnacle Peak and The Castle. Unfortunately, it had rained quite a bit the day before and it was still drizzling when we got there. … Continue reading

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Unicorn Peak Climb

On June 1, Jenny and I summited Unicorn Peak in the Tatoosh range, just south of Mount Rainier. I had been particularly excited about this climb, because the Bench Lake/Snow Lake hike had been my first hike in Washington state, … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens via Winter Route

On May 29, Jenny and I climbed Mount St. Helens. This was the second time for me, after summiting in September 2013 via the Monitor Ridge route. This time, we took the winter route, which is a few miles longer … Continue reading

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Mountaineers Field Trip to Whistler Mountain

In mid-April, my Mountaineers SIG went on a snow overnight field trip to Rainy Pass on the North Cascades highway. We summited Whistler Mountain, learned more about snow travel, built snow anchors and practiced crevasse rescue. On the second day, … Continue reading

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A Few More Photos from The Tooth Climb

Here are a few more pictures from our The Tooth climb taken by Brett, one of our fearless leaders.

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