100 Peaks #23: Shuksan. Slush.

I'm writing about 100 mountains I find interesting, for various reasons.  The full list is here. When life gives you great weather but high avalanche danger, you find a low-angle route up something tall and pretty!  One week in May, Eva and I saw the undesirable weather forecast and hesitated to be optimistic about climbing... Continue Reading →

100 Peaks #17: Loowit. Dust.

Loowit (Mt. St. Helens) is not made of beautiful rock spires. It is not (in the summer, at least) covered in snow with dramatically windblown icy slopes leading to the summit. Loowit is made of dust. For anyone (like me before moving here) that missed the memo, this is because it is a volcano that... Continue Reading →

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