Author Archives: David Gardner

Highway 20 Larch Tour

Tuesday, October, 9 We avoided doing any hiking the day after the Dock Butte hike. The beautiful weather of Saturday, turned into the wet, not quite rain, cold dreary Sunday. We spent the day catching up on image processing, writing … Continue reading

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More North Cascades

Friday, October 5A day after our Sauk Mountain hike, we had a late morning inside the rig before venturing out. It was quite overcast, cool and drizzly. We did a drive into North Cascades National Park, but neither of us … Continue reading

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Back to Northern Cascades – West Side

Back to Northern Cascades – West Side Wednesday October 3We left our creekside campground late morning on Wednesday, headed back to the northern Cascade mountains. This time to the west side. The weather forecast was sounding better for the north … Continue reading

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Central Cascades

Lake Wenatchee and Stevens Pass Monday, October 1 Because of almost certain sustained rain in the north, we decided to move a bit south and spend some time in the Central Cascades where rain was much less likely. We found … Continue reading

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Northern Cascades National Park – Blue Lake Hike

Thursday, September 27Another beautiful day greeted us this morning. Scarcely a cloud in the sky. It will be a great day for another of our favorite hikes. The Blue Lake trail is a 5.3 mile out-and-back hike with an elevation … Continue reading

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Northern Cascades National Park – Pacific Crest Trail

Wednesday, September, 26After hiking the Maple Pass Trail on Monday, we took Tuesday off. My knees, which rarely hurt, were feeling it this day. It also gave me a chance to write-up the blog, review hundreds of images and process … Continue reading

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Northern Cascades National Park – Maple Pass Hike

Monday, September 24Deciding to wait until Monday turned out to be an excellent idea. On Sunday, the raindrops were as numerous as the visitors to the park, while Monday was just the opposite. We were on the trail by 9 … Continue reading

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