Eric picks us up at Sea-Tac
Drive to Cougar WA to get climbing permits
Then to Climbers Bivouac at the base of Mt. St. Helens
Friday 6AM wake and break camp, light breakfast... pack for climb
Start climbing up the mountain (should have started at 6am darn it)
hike 2.5 miles to tree line, then thousands of feet elevation up the mountain scrambling over giant lava boulders!!! Wow, what the hell am I doing?!?!???
|Mount Adams and a forest fire in the distance|
Saturday AM shower and drive to Mt Adams
Set up camp and fish on Lake Takhalakh near the base of Mt Adams
Trout over the campfire for supper.
Drive to Mt Rainier
Hike a bit around the base of Mt Rainier
Monday AM fly out of Sea-Tac and head home!
Wow!!! (Did I need some rest after that "vacation"?)