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Ridley Creek Trail 6.4.17

stats: ~8 mi rt max: 4524 ft gain: 1959 ft The weather was rather overcast but I still wanted to get some snow so I decided to head up to Mazama Meadow via the Ridley Creek trail.  I have written … Continue reading

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A path through the woods in Glacier

stats: 6.2 rt max: 2014 ft gain: 1268 ft I had gone up to Glacier to help out on the clearing of Dead Horse Creek Rd, the road up to Skyline Divide but there is a tree spearing the road … Continue reading

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Burnout

stats: ~5 mi rt to first viewpoint (N 48° 37.935 W 122° 27.754) ~9.7 mi rt if you go to the top views (east and west) This is a local hike I often do in the afternoon after I get … Continue reading

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Keep Kool 5.20.17

stats: about 5.5 mi rt gain: ~2600 ft I love this trail, I use it just about every year.  The parking area is low enough that it can be reached early on and if you are comfortable with snow travel … Continue reading

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Goat Mountain 5.7.17

I have written about Goat before, it is one of my favorite places and I sleep here once or twice a year.  Wander Brewery had their 3rd anniversary the night before so I was a bit slower than I might … Continue reading

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Heliotrope 5.6.17

  I wasn’t intending to go up Heliotrope/Hogsback but as I got closer to the mountain I found the truck turning up Glacier Creek Road…just to see how far I could drive up before hitting snow.  

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Conditions of the local mountain roads

Good Morning! One may think that the forest service roads around Baker would be maintained by the forest service.  While they do the big things (clearing landslides, repairing bridges) the day to day stuff (clearing fallen trees, clearing rocks, clearing … Continue reading

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