Posts Tagged ‘North Cascades’

Skyline Divide Trail – Washington North Cascades

Magenta paintbrush and other alpine meadow wildflowers blooming on Skyline Divide, North Cascade mountains, Washington State, USA

If you the to do some hiking in Washington State’s North Cascade mountains, consider the Skyline Divide trail.  This classic ridge hike is accessed from a 4400 foot altitude trailhead that quickly gets  you up into flower-filled sub-alpine meadows.  Mount Baker’s north face dominates the view to the south, while Mount Shuksan fills the eastern […]


Liberty Bell Mountain, Washington Pass, Washington

Pond below Liberty Bell Mountain, Washington Pass, Hwy 20, Wenatchee National Forest, North Cascades, Washington

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson  


Snowshoeing in the North Cascades, Washington

Snowshoeing in the North Cascades, Mt Baker in Background, Washington Cascade Mountains

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle


Cover Photo: The Best in Tent Camping – Washington

Cover of The Best in Tent Camping - Washington, by Menasha Ridge Press

This photo of my wife, Sheila, backpacking in Washington State’s North Cascade mountains is being used on the cover of The Best in Tent Camping:  Washington (2nd ed.), by Menasha Ridge Press. I made this photo in the early morning as we camped above 14 Goat Lake, on the north side of Mount Baker, along […]