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by mountainkat
June 13th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 174
Views: 26392

Re: Happy Birthday!

Seasonally appropriate find off trail in the forest on the southwest side of Helens.
by mountainkat
June 2nd, 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 174
Views: 26392

Re: Happy Birthday!

Just off of the western section of the Tarbell trail.
by mountainkat
May 30th, 2020, 8:20 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2020 Snow Level
Replies: 38
Views: 2681

Re: 2020 Snow Level

Easy day, just walked the road from the gate, took the main trail down to the old road that goes back to the hairpin turn in the road. No snow except for a very small patch on the road just before the parking lot.
by mountainkat
April 23rd, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 174
Views: 26392

Re: Happy Birthday!

Pandemic balloon. BPA Road, Forest Park. Just boring red, nothing special.
by mountainkat
March 19th, 2020, 9:30 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 174
Views: 26392

Re: Happy Birthday!

In the brush right off of the boulder field on Table.
by mountainkat
March 19th, 2020, 9:22 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2020 Snow Level
Replies: 38
Views: 2681

Re: 2020 Snow Level

3/19

Table Mtn basically has no snow on Heartbreak/Westway. There are a few inches in the forest on the top on the north side.
by mountainkat
February 28th, 2020, 6:34 am
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 174
Views: 26392

Re: Happy Birthday!

Congrats!
by mountainkat
February 28th, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1791

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

I don't work tomorrow, and I am sooooo tempted to do this. It looks incredible! From GE imagery, it looks like there is a road bench on the south face of Coldwater Ridge, in the 3800'-4200' level, that stops in the flat-ish drainage between the ridges. It looks like it could be a lower, safer, and ...
by mountainkat
February 26th, 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1791

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

Mountainkat, May I get a confirmation of your route? You parked near the closed road gate near the Hummocks trailhead. You walked about 2 miles along the road and then left the road heading left to climb the ridgeline to the saddle between the rock arch on the Truman trail and Coldwater Peak. The s...
by mountainkat
February 24th, 2020, 10:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1791

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

That's fantastic, Kathy. I went out there in New Year's Day in 2019, and this year keep meaning to get up there to check out the snow but haven't gotten to it yet. Is the road totally melted out to the gate at Hummocks? Bosterson, thanks. The road up to the gate was pretty much all melted out by th...