Hex Mountain on Snowshoes

Jenny coming up the "Ridge from Hell."

Jenny coming up the “Ridge from Hell.”

Happy to be in the snow together!

Happy to be in the snow together!

First clear view of Hex Mountain's summit.

First clear view of Hex Mountain’s summit.

Looking northwest from about 4000 feet.

Looking northwest from about 4000 feet.

Jenny on the last push before the summit.

Jenny on the last push before the summit.

Looking towards Mt. Rainier. My phone's camera couldn't capture it, but I don't think I've ever seen Little Tahoma this clear from that far away.

Looking towards Mt. Rainier. My phone’s camera couldn’t capture it, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen Little Tahoma this clear from that far away.

Looking north towards Mount Stuart, Sherpa Peak, Colchuck Peak, Dragontail Peak, and Little Annapurna.

Looking north towards Mount Stuart, Sherpa Peak, Colchuck Peak, Dragontail Peak, and Little Annapurna.

On the summit of Hex Mountain, with Rainier out!

On the summit of Hex Mountain, with Rainier out!

Approximate route to the summit and back. We went clockwise. The part just west of Point 3501 was the hardest part.

Approximate route to the summit and back. We went clockwise. The part just west of Point 3501 was the hardest part.

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Software development engineer. Principal developer of DrJava. Recent Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Computer Science at Rice University.
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