6.5 miles of hiking • 2750' elevation gain •
Started from the Highpoint TH & took various trails up to summit 2. From their hike over to summit 3 & then descended via the Cable Line Trail.
March 17, 2018
9 miles of hiking • 3500' elevation gain •
Was shooting for the summit of Blue Mtn. but got a late start & settled on getting up to the top of Deer Ridge which was at approx 5700’. Microspikes used for the first 3 miles or so & than we swtched to snowshoes for the final bit.
5.98 miles of hiking • 2750' elevation gain •
Took Section Line Trail up to the summit of Tiger 3. Top 3rd of the trail was extremely icy & microspikes were used.
March 3, 2018
8.6 miles of hiking • 2500' elevation gain •
Hiked as far up as where the trail intersects with the lower Mt. Ellinor Trail. On this day the entire route was snow covered but no traction devices were used.
February 24, 2018
5.28 miles of hiking • 2000' elevation gain •
Took the Chirico Trail up to Poo Poo Point. They have really gentrified this trail with lots of new switchbacks & stone steps. For a short training hike the old trail was much better.
5.73 miles of hiking • 2750' elevation gain •
Section Line Trail to the summit of Tiger 3
February 10, 2018
6 miles of hiking • 3500' elevation gain •
Snow began a bit before the summit loop junction & while I used micro spikes I wish I had brought the snowshoes as the postholing became a pain the higher one climbed due to the warm temps.Trail to the top is relatively easy to follow after the junction. Just keep your eyes open for the orange ribbons.
4.75 miles of hiking • 1250' elevation gain •
Windy, rainy, muddy.....just a typical winter hike @ Pt. Defiance Park.
January 21, 2018
5.31 miles of hiking • 1250' elevation gain •
Began the hike at the Narada Falls TH. Snowshoe trails were clearly marked & easy to follow to the lake. The trail up to Pinnacle Saddle required some route finding & we quit when the post holing got hip deep.
4.72 miles of hiking • 1250' elevation gain •
Typical seasonal sloppy muddy trails. The dog is always up for a good sloppy hike with a quick clean up swim in the sound. Woof!
January 6, 2018
5.5 miles of hiking • 2250' elevation gain •
Nice views. One could clearly see 3 volcanoes along with downtown Seattle.
January 3, 2018
3.17 miles of hiking • 1000' elevation gain •
Annual New Years day hike with the family. Place was a zoo but once you hiked about a mile up from the visitor center the crowds thinned out.