Trips - 2018

xc = Cross Country Skiing        ss = Snowshoeing

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Date
Destination
Distance
Elevation Gain
01-07-18
Kendall Lakes - (ss)(w/GJ) - Overcast but mostly dry, small crowds
  9 miles
2300' 
01-13-18 RT-QT-CP-AA Loop - Mist then clearing, more crowded than usual   7 miles 1200'
01-14-18 Blanchard Hill - (w/GJ) - Warm sunny day, cross country section 11 miles 2700'
01-16-18 HPE-FC-T2-T3 Loop - (HH)(w/GJD)) - Almost totally dry headlamp hike   7 miles 2400'
01-21-18 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ - Rain stopped as I started   9 miles 1500'
01-27-18 RT-QT-Falls-WP-CP-AA Loop - Rainy and windy all day   9 miles 1700'
01-28-18 ML-QL-East Tiger-Road Loop - Avoided rain, 6" of snow on top   8 miles 1700'
01-31-18 - 8 Trips HPE-BT-T1-T2-K3 Loop - (HH)(w/GJD) - A little snow on top, no rain   7 miles - 67 miles 2800' - 16,300'
02-03-18 Pipe Creek - Diamond Head - (w/Gary) - Only sunny place at all   9 miles 2500'
02-07-18 Sunset-HS-T1-T2-T3 Loop - (HH)(w/Gary) - Warm dry headlamp hike 11 miles 3500'
02-10-18 Amabilis Mt + Cedar Butte - (w/Gary) - Sunny day, icy ski, short hike 14 miles 3000'
02-13-18 Grand Prospect - (HH)(w/GJD) - Headlamp, a little snow on top, saw nobody   8 miles 2200'
02-18-18 Grand Ridge To WTA + WT Loop - Cold with hail & snow showers 11 miles 1600'
02-19-18 HPE-FC-T2-LT - Sub freezing all day, sunny holiday hike   7 miles 2400'
02-21-18 HPE-BT_T1-T2-FC Loop - (HH)(w/John) - 21 degrees on top & snowing   8 miles 2800'
02-25-18 - 16 Trips HPE-FC-T2 - Rain/snow stopped when I started, wind died too, lot's of snow   7 miles - 142 miles 2400' - 36,700'
03-01-18 HPE-K3-T2-T1-FC Loop - (HH)(w/GJ) - Lots of snow, up 2 & 1 by dark   7 miles 2700'
03-03-18 Stafford LO - Point 3784 - (ss)(w/Janet & Steve) - Sunny with great views   8 miles 1400'
03-04-18 Lord Hill Park - First visit, lots of trails, few folks seen 10 miles 1000'
03-10-18 Mazama Ridge - (ss)(xc) - (w/GJ) - Bright sunny day at Mt. Rainier   6 miles 1400'
03-11-18 South Tiger Circuit+ - Sunny 64 degree day, felt like spring   9 miles 1900'
03-17-18 Whatcom Falls-Lookout Mt. Forest - (w/Gwen) - Two first time hikes   9 miles 1400'
03-18-18 Yakima Skyline Trail - (w/Janet) - Sunny day and a few wildflowers   7 miles 2000'
03-25-18 ML-QL-East Tiger & Back - Fresh snow, lots of solitude   8 miles 1700'
03-30-18 - 25 Trips Margaret's Way-W & C Peak-Perimeter Loop - (w/GJ) - Good Friday hike   9 miles - 215 miles 2800' - 53,000'
04-06-18 RT-AA-CP-WP-SBT-FCL Loop - Sunny warm Friday, about 65 degrees 10 miles 1700'
04-15-18 Grand Ridge To Road + WT Loop - Misty but minimal rain, longest GR trip 15 miles 2000'
04-19-18 W. Rattlesnake Mt. Loop - (w/Gary) - Loop on bike & hike trails, snow on top 11 miles 2400'
04-21-18 HPE-T2 - In clouds on top, sunny below, spring wildflowers in bloom   7 miles 2400'
04-22-18 Fragrance Lake-Rock Trail Loop - (w/Kim) - Sunny day, new route   9 miles 2000'
04-27-18 HPE-LT-T2-T3-Trad Lake Loop+ - In clouds up high, mostly dry   8 miles 2500'
04-29-18 - 32 Trips East Tiger Mt. Loop+ - Gray but dry day with spring wildflowers out 11 miles - 286 miles 2000' - 68,000'
05-05-18 Twin Peaks, CA - (w/Al K) - Bay area hike with many new to me wildflowers   4 miles 1200'
05-12-18 Exclamation Point Rock - (w/Gwen) - Hot day, a few folks, & wildflowers 10 miles 1400'
05-13-18 HPE-FC-T1-T2-FC Loop - Early hike, ran into Jay & Lindy   8 miles 2800'
05-19-18 Kukatali - Craft Island - (w/Kim & Gwen) - Gwen's birthday hike, first time hikes   4 miles   300'
05-20-18 Sunset-OV-Poo Top- T1-T2-T3-Around Lake-BT Loop - Moist day up high 12 miles 3400'
05-26-18 Grand Ridge Part of WT Loop - Overcast Memorial Day Weekend hike   7 miles   900'
05-27-18 Navaho Peak Loop - (w/GJ) - Sunny day, some snow, great views 12 miles 4200'
05-28-18 - 40 Trips RT-QT-CP-AA-Loop - Memorial Monday morning hike   7 miles - 350 miles 1200' - 83,400'
06-02-18 Devil's Gulch - Mission Ridge Loop - (w/GJ) - Great flowers & running race 17 miles 3800'
06-09-18 Granite Lakes - (w/Kim) - Off and on rain, visited both lakes via new trail   9 miles 2400'
06-10-18 Squak Central & SE Peaks - First summit of SE Peak, hard rain squall   7 miles 2500'
06-16-18 Canyon Lake Comm Forest - Almost to ridge top, first visit, still snow up high 16 miles 3100'
06-17-18 Annette Lake - Sunny day, usual summer crowds   7 miles 1900'
06-23-18 Shriner Peak + - (w/GJ) - Cloudy day, some views, some snow   9 miles 3800'
06-24-18 Grand Ridge to WTA + & WT Loop - Cool morning, not very crowded 11 miles 1700'
06-27-18 Tiger 2-1-Christmas Tree - LT Loop - (w/Gary) - Beau's Trail just opened   9 miles 3000'
06-30-18 - 49 Trips DeRoux-Esmerelda Loop - (w/Gary) - Sun then clouds & great wildflowers 12 miles - 447 miles 2900' - 108,500'
07-01-18 Red Top LO via Blue Creek + Ridge - (w/Kim) First time, great views   6 miles 1900'
07-04-18 East Tiger via Road-OTG-NWT Loop - Holiday hike, home early 10 miles 1900' 
07-07-18 Bean Peak Loop - (w/Gwen) - Perfect weather & great flower show   8 miles 3200'
07-08-18 RT-FCL-LVP-WP-CP-AA Loop - Morning hike, clear warm day 11 miles 2000'
07-11-18 Seattle Waterfront - Sunny evening gave way to a nice sunset N/A N/A
07-14-18 Sourdough Lookout - (w/GJ) - Hot sunny day with great views 11 miles 5200'
07-15-18 HPW-TMT-LT-HPE Loop - Morning hike before 90 degrees later   5 miles 1200'
07-21-18 Palisades Lake-Black Pk-Slide Pk - (w/Kim,Gwen, Pam) Lakes & peaks 10 miles 3000' 
07-28-18 Grand Ridge Past WT - Cool morning of a very hot day   7 miles 1000'
07-29-18 - 58 Trips Deadwood Lakes-Crystal Peak & Lake Loop - (w/GJ) - Hot day, great hike 12 miles - 527 miles 3600' - 131,500'
08-04-18 Melakwa-Pratt Loop - (w/Gary) - Perfect weather and not crowded 14 miles 3500'
08-05-18 East Tiger Road QL-ML Loop - Sunny morning hike, lots of bikes on descent   8 miles 1700'
08-12-18 Banshee Peak - (w/GJ) - Cooler overcsat day, flowers past prime, not crowded 14 miles 4000'
08-18-18 Spray Park Loop - (w/Gwen) - We avoided the smoke, not crowded, few flowers   8 miles 2500'
08-19-18 Snoqualmie Tunnel Hike - I avoided the smoke but not the geocache crowd 10 miles   100'
08-23-18 HPE-T1-T2-T3-HPW Loop - (w/Gary) - A break in the smoke, clean air hike   8 miles 2900'
08-26-18 Dash Point - I avoided all the smoke and hiked almost all the trails in the park   8 miles 1000'
08-29-18 - 66 Trips Mt. Defiance Up Old Down New - (w/Gary) - Back at dark, a lttle haze   9 miles - 606 miles 3600' - 150,800'
09/01-03/18 Huckleberry Mt & Boulder Peak - (w/GJ) - Labor Day Weekend & total solitude 17 miles 7100'
09-08-18 HPE-FC-T2 - Overnight rain, wet brush., one one other hiker seen   7 miles 2400'
09-13-15 Old-New Si-Doug Fir Loop - (w/Gary) - Afternoon trip, strangely few people   7 miles 3600'
09-15-18 RMT-Grand Prospect+ - 1 mile past GP, rain held off, few hikers out 10 miles 2400'
09-21-18 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ - Last minute after work hike, not crowded   9 miles 1500'
09-23-18 Green Mountain - (w/Kim) - Cool cloudy day, great fall colors   8 miles 3300'
09-26-18 Dirty Harry's Peak - (w/GJD) - First headlamp hike of the season, new trail   8 miles 3500'
09-29-18 - 74 Trips Alta Mt-Rampart Lakes - (w/Gary) - Great fall colors, windy on ridge 12 miles - 684 miles 4200' - 178,800'
10-03-18 Ingalls Lake - (w/GJ) - Mid week, a little fresh snow and almost peak larch trees   9 miles 2700'
10-06-18 Mt. Dickerman - Clear morning then clouds on top, I met Elle going up   9 miles 3900'
10-10-18 East Rattlesnake Mt. - (w/GD) - Headlamp hike on fairly warm evening   9 miles 2700'
10-14-18 Wallace Falls & Lake+ - Sunny day, few folks, lots of mushrooms 13 miles 1800'
10-17-18 RMT-Grand Prospect+ - (w/GJ) - Short sleeves warm October headlamp hike 10 miles 2600'
10-20-18 Kendall Katwalk & Ridge Lake - Warm sunny day above inversion 13 miles 3100'
10-24-18 HPE-T2-T3 Loop - (w/GJ) - Dry evening with only 2 people seen   7 miles 2500'
10-27-18 Lake 22 - Calm before the coming storm, little sun and cold at lake   6 miles - 1400'
10-28-18 - 83 Trips Exclamation Point Rock - (w/Kim) - Total solitude, avoided mountain rain 10 miles - 770 miles 1400' - 200,900'
11-03-18 East Tiger Road-ML Loop - Up in 1:09, rain coming down, not crowded   8 miles 1700'
11-07-18 HPE-TMT-K3-T3-T2-FC Loop - (w/JD) - Total solitude on headlamp hike   8 miles 2700'
11-10-18 Rainbow Lake - After first snow, beautiful sunny day 11 miles 2900'
11-11-18 - 87 Trips Whitechuck Bench & Old Sauk Trails - (w/Kim) - Clear & cold, lots of shrooms   6 miles - 803 miles   400' - 208,600'

Month
Trips
Miles
Gain
January
8
67
16,300'
February
8 75 20,400'
March
9 73 16,300'
April
7 71 15,000'
May
8 64 15,400'
June
9 97 25,100'
July
9 80 23,000'
August
8 79 19,300'
September
8
78
28,000'
October
9
86
22,100'
November
4
33
  7,700'
December