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Day 3 – Lava Springs to Stream in the Forest

Aug. 16th.  Distance 11.2 miles.  Ascent 1710 ft.  Descent 1098 ft. Return to Backpacking page We started trending to earlier starts, waking around 7:30 this morning.  Of course, the through hikers had long left – with their goals of 25-40 … Continue reading

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Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie – #1003

June 15th, 2014 I’ve been spoiled again with the perfect fathers day weekend – Friday – picking up an awesome kayak as a gift from Clara for fathers day and my birthday (still coming up); Saturday hauling a load of … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Stampede Pass / Lizard Lake to Mirror Lake

Tuesday Aug. 27 2013 9 miles, 2060 ft ascent, 1550 descent This morning we learned why camping along a logging road is a not a very good idea.  The first truck came down the hill with full air brakes at … Continue reading

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Day 6 – NFS Road at 2370 to Stampede Pass – Road at Lizard Lake

Monday Aug. 26, 2013 14 miles,  2210 ft ascent, 3040 ft descent Waking up to a breeze and some sunshine makes for a dry tent and a good morning!  Probably even more significant – the NeoAir is a big winner!  … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Big Crow Basin to Camp Urich

Saturday Aug. 24, 2013 – Through Hiker Day 13 miles,  1080 ft ascent, 2650 ft descent This morning it was pretty hard to get up and out of the tent.  Although the clouds had thinned, we were still shrouded in … Continue reading

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Day 3 – American Lake to Big Crow Basin

Friday Aug 23, 2013 17 miles   –  3000 ft ascent, 2345 descent Ahh – another great nights sleep on the NeoAir – now I just have to find a rocky spot to really see if this pad works… 🙂 enough … Continue reading

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Day 2. Snow Lake to American Lake

Thursday Aug. 22nd 2013 – “Boy Scout Day” on the trail. 13 miles, 1970 ft ascent, 1680 ft descent It did not take long to re-establish the morning trail ritual. Fortunately for me, Ken, being from the central time zone … Continue reading

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