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by Chip Down
May 12th, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: two days on Washington's Larch Mountain
Replies: 5
Views: 630

two days on Washington's Larch Mountain

two days on Washington's Larch Mountain Stuck at home waiting for a delivery, killing ... Don't park at or near a trailhead. Don't hike on a trail. Don't tell anybody. Not at first, ... outcropping, and in the distance, separated by a saddle, a peak hosting radio towers. That seemed like ...
by RobinB
April 25th, 2020, 12:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Up High in the Sierra, July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 638

Up High in the Sierra, July 2018

... July 23, 2018 North Lake to Upper Lamarck Lake Tyee Lakes Trail, Table Mountain, George Lake Trail, Lamarck Lakes Trail My alarm beeps quietly at ... most beautiful I’ve ever seen—doesn’t even get one.) Then up a small saddle and onto a plateau at the head of a deep valley overlooking Le Conte ...
by RobinB
March 3rd, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tomlike - 2/22/20
Replies: 8
Views: 828

Re: Tomlike - 2/22/20

When you start climbing out of the HC drainage, at the little flat landing around 3500 ft, we turned and went straight up the snow slope to the saddle below the summit, about 700 ft EG in .3 mi and a killer shortcut. Oh interesting. I've always cut straight west directly from Noble Camp at 2850', ...
by johnspeth
February 28th, 2020, 6:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... staying close to the trail and doing lots of sidehilling. That route would only incur that sidehilling in the last 1/4 mile between the two last saddles. I discovered lots of old roads up there. I was on a road for just about the whole route up until the saddle at "Blastzone Butte" (according ...
by mountainkat
February 28th, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... staying close to the trail and doing lots of sidehilling. That route would only incur that sidehilling in the last 1/4 mile between the two last saddles. I was out yesterday, so I missed this comment. I hope you went there today! Yes, there is a road bench. We were on it for a few minutes but, ...
by teachpdx
February 27th, 2020, 7:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... staying close to the trail and doing lots of sidehilling. That route would only incur that sidehilling in the last 1/4 mile between the two last saddles. It also looks like it's possible to walk another mile or so up the highway and grab the ridge that's just past the East Creek bridge, up to ...
by mountainkat
February 26th, 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... 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 saddle is near the intersection of the South Coldwater trail (230) and the ...
by johnspeth
February 26th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... 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 saddle is near the intersection of the South Coldwater trail (230) and the ...
by mountainkat
February 23rd, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: St Helens Lake 02/20/2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

St Helens Lake 02/20/2020

... having blown much of it away. We put our snowshoes on shortly after the saddle where the South Coldwater trail meets the Coldwater Peak Trail (though ... Zoomed in to see the frosted stumps on the mountain top. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49570967648_3b34260db0_k.jpg ...
by Chip Down
February 22nd, 2020, 11:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Augspurger + Augspurger + Augspurger (Winter edition)
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Augspurger + Augspurger + Augspurger (Winter edition)

... it would be interesting to do all three standard routes up Augspurger Mountain in one winter week. Sure, it can be done in a day, but I wanted ... of the elevation gain for the day when I arrived at Augspurger/Cook saddle. This was where the snow started to slow me down. Following the trail ...