MILES ELEVATION GAIN NOTES
January        
01/12/2008 Keechelus Lake     SNOWSHOE
01/13/2008 Gold Creek Basin     SNOWSHOE
         
February        

02/16/2008

Rattlesnake Mountain     HIKE/SNOWSHOE
02/18/2008 PCT - Stevens Pass     SNOWSHOE
02/23/2008 Steeple Rock     SNOWSHOE
         
March        

03/01/2008

Skyline Lake     SNOWSHOE
03/08/2008 Big Four Ice Caves Picnic Area     SNOWSHOE
03/09/2008 Kachess Lake     SNOWSHOE
03/15/2008 Cowiche Canyon     HIKE
03/16/2008 Winter Skills Field Trip     FIELD TRIP
03/22/2008 Oyster Dome     HIKE
03/29/2008 Smithbrook/Lake Valhalla     SNOWSHOE
         
April        
04/06/2008 Snoqualmie Falls       3   Hike with 2 people

04/06/2008

Pinnacle Peak       2      1075' Solo hike
04/12/2008 Ozette Loop       9           0 Solo hike; amazing weather
04/13/2008 Black Canyon     Mountaineers CHS hike; 10 people in our group
04/25 - 04/26 Cape Alava     Mountaineers backpack for Coast Cleanup; 3 people in our group; amazing weather
         
May        

05/03/2008

Mount Constitution     Mountaineers CHS hike; 3 people in our group.  Rainy.  Drove to the summit after the sun came out
05/03/2008 Waterfalls; Obstruction Point     Mountaineers "just for fun" hikes, 3 people in our group
05/04/2008 Turtleback Mountain     Mountaineers CHS hike, 3 people in our group. 
05/17/2008 Dog Mountain     Solo hike; hot, amazing wildflowers
05/17/2008 Multnomah Falls     Solo hike
05/18/2008 Eagle Creek     Solo hike; bridge out at 11.5 miles; water was swift and deep with strainers so turned around
05/26/2008 Swakane Canyon     Hike with 3 friends
         
June        

 

Colchuck & Stuart Lakes     HIKE
  Stuart Lake     10    1800' Mountaineers CHS hike; 8 people in our group.  Met 1 person I knew on the trail
  Green Lake (MRNP)     Mountaineers CHS hike; 3 people in our group.
  Ancient Lakes     Mountaineers backpack; 4 people in our group.  Hot and dry.  Beautiful.
  Navaho Pass     Solo hike.  Rainy, cool.  Met 1 person I knew on the trail. 
  Necklace Valley        6   WTA trail maintenance; CHS graduation requirement.  HOT, humid. 
         
July        

07/02/2008

Snow Lakes     14      4200' Solo hike; hot, humid, amazing wildflowers, 2 goats.  Met 1 person I knew on the trail
07/03/2008 Eightmile Lake       8.4      1361' Solo hike; hot, humid, amazing wildflowers
07/04 - 07/05 Navaho Pass/Navaho Peak      14      4123' Solo backpack, including Navaho Peak.  Met 12 people I knew on the trail
07/06/2008 Lake Serene        8      2000' Mountaineers CHS hike; 11 people in our group.  Cold, foggy.  Great hike but I don't like this trail.
07/19/2008 Ingalls Lake     Solo hike; amazing weather.  Lots of goats, only 1 close enough for photos.
07/20/2008 Malcolm Mountain Loop      10      2200' Mountaineers CHS hike; 11 people in our group.  Hot, hazy.  Did not complete the loop.
07/26 - 07/27 Ipsut Creek      19      Mountaineers backpack; 12 people in our group; I was the leader.  Light rain on Sunday morning.  Includes 2 dayhikes
         
August        

08/02/2008

Wedge Mountain     Solo scramble.  Nice day; rough road. Did not reach the true summit.
08/09/2008 Winchester Mountain     Mountaineers CHS hike; 7 people in our group; drenching rain, cold.  Stayed at Baker Lodge.
08/16/2008 Alta Mountain       12      4000' Solo hike; hot, hoards of bugs. 
08/24/2008 Glacier Basin        12      2200' Mountaineers CHS hike; 5 in our group.  Cloudy, rain at end of hike.
         
September        

09/1/2008

Tuck Lake     Solo hike.  Late start; almost made it to Robin Lake before turn around time. 
09/6/2008 Polallie Ridge      15.4     3900' Mountaineers CHS graduation hike for 1 member of our group of 4.  Great weather, long day
99/13/ - 09/14 Royal Basin      16     3100' Mountaineers backpack; 5 in our group.  I was the leader.  Amazing weather, cold at night, stars, stars, stars and a harvest moon
09/20/2008 Cascade Pass      13.4     2300' My official Mountaineers CHS graduation hike; 11 in our group; dreadful weather; no views.  Stayed in hotel in Marblemount.  Interesting locals.
09/26 - 09/28  Colchuck Lake/Enchantments      12.5      4450' Solo backpack; sunny, clear.  Camped at Colchuck Lake, day hike up Aasgard Pass; larches just turning golden.  No goats. 
         
October        

10/11 - 10/12

Staircase      19     2000' Mountaineers backpack; 3 in our group.  Includes 2 day hikes.  Bright, clear, cold
10/18 - 10/19 Headlight Basin        9     2600' Backpack with 2 friends; cold, clear, golden larches.  Met 1 person I knew on the trail
10/26/2008 Lake Valhalla        5.4     1400' Hike with a friend; from Smithbrook trailhead to the lake.  Met 5 people I knew on the trail this day
        33.4 miles, 6000' (2 backpacks, 1 hike)
November        
11/02 - 11/03 Nada Lake       13.5     4200' Backpack with a friend; hiked to upper Snow Lake but retreated to Nada Lake due to fierce storm
11/16/2008 Snow Lake         8     1700' Solo hike
11/23/2008 Mount Si         8     3450' Solo hike; 2:50 up; 1:15 down
11/30/2008 Pacific Crest Trail       10     2400' Solo hike, almost to Kendall Katwalk; late morning start.
        39.5 miles, 11750' (3 hikes; 1 backpack)
December        

12/06/2008

Red Pass/Commonwealth Basin         9      3050' Solo hike
12/20/2008 Green Lake/Woodland Park         8           0 Solo hike
12/27/2008 Grace Lakes         4       600' Mountaineers snowshoe; 7 in our group; deep snow.  Stayed at Stevens Lodge.
        21 miles, 3650' (2 hikes; 1 snowshoe)
TOTAL