Trips - 2019

xc = Cross Country Skiing        ss = Snowshoeing

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Date
Destination
Distance
Elevation Gain
01-05-19
Blanchard Hill - Oyster Dome - 2 summits & 2 lakes, few folks other than OD 11 miles
2300' 
01-06-19 RT-AA-CP-QT-FCF Loop - Wind storm night, many logs down   8 miles 1300'
01-10-19 HPE-RC-T1-T2-K3-HPE Loop - (HH)(w/GJ) - Dry evening for a nice hike   7 miles 2800'
01-12-19 Diamond Head via Pipe Creek - (ss)(w/Janet) - Snowshoed above clouds to sunshine   8 miles 2300'
01-13-19 East Tiger ML-QL-Road Loop - 53 degrees & sunshine at the end, no snow   8 miles 1700'
01-20-19 Nordic Pass - (ss)(w/GJ, Janet, Steve, Opus - Just enough snow, few people seen   8 miles 1800'
01-21-19 Grand Ridge WT Loop - MLK Day holiday hike, few folks out   8 miles 1100'
01-26-19 Chuckanut Mt. - Sunny January day for a  Ridge, Rock, & Lost Lake loop 11 miles 2700'
01-27-19 RMT-Grand Prospect+ - Climbed above a foggy inversion into warm sunshine   9 miles 2300'
01-29-19 - 10 Trips HPE-T1-T2 Loop - (HH)(W/GJ) - Sunny day, great sunset, great winter conditions   8 miles - 86 miles 2800' - 21,100'
02-02-19 New Highway 99 - Viaduct Walk - (w/Kim) - Through the new tunnel and on the viaduct   5 miles   500'
02-07-19 HPE-FC-T2-T3-HPW Loop - Snowy after work no HH hike before big snow storm   7 miles 2500'
02-09-19 NW Seattle Ski Trip - (xc) - 7" of fresh snow made for a fun morning ski trip   5 miles   200'
02-13-19 HPW-NT-SL-T3-T2-TC-T3-HPW - (HH)(w/GJ) - Feet of new snow for headlamp hike   7 miles 2600'
02-17-19 Grand Ridge To Michael O Bridge - Thin snow most of the way 12 miles 1800'
02-18-19 Sunset-BT-NT-SL-T3-BT-WT-Sunset - Snow all the way, President's day holiday   8 miles 2500'
02-23-19 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ & WT Loop - Still some snow and 40 bikes on WT Loop 11 miles 1600'
02-24-19 Margaret's Way-West Peak-Central Peak-Debby's View - Almost all on snow   9 miles 2800'
02-28-19 - 18 Trips HPE-T1-T2-RC Loop - (HH)(w//Gary) - Sunny day with lots of snow, down in the dark   8 miles - 153 miles 2800' - 37,900'
03-02-19 Kelcema Lake - (ss) - Good snow conditions, first visit in 19 years 10 miles 1600'
03-09-19 Deer Creek Road - (ss)(w/Gwen) - Lots of new snow & a sunny day   7 miles 1200'
03-10-19 RMT-Grand Prospect - Sunny day, snow from trailhead to Grand Prospect   8 miles 2200'
03-16-19 RT-AA-CP-WP-CCF-QT Loop - First 60 degree day of the year, still snow up higher   9 miles 1600'
03-17-19 HPE-T1-T2 RC-Loop - 65 degrees at end, still lots of snow up high, post holing day   8 miles 2800'
03-20-19 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ & WT Loop - (w/Gary) - First day of spring & 80 degrees 11 miles 1600'
03-24-19 Taylor Mountain - Lots of horses, discovered new trails not on maps 10 miles 1600'
03-26-19 HPE-K3-T2-T3-HPW Loop - (w/GJD) - Sunny evening, down before dark   7 miles 2400'
03-30-19 Wallace & Jay Lakes via Road - Sunny day, long hike, not crowded 17 miles 1800'
03-31-19 - 28 Trips Little Si -Boulder Garden Loop - Sunny morning, down at 10:30 am   5 miles - 245 miles 1900' - 56,600'
04-02-19 RMT-Grand Prospect - (w/GJD) - Warm after work hike, just a little snow left   8 miles 2200'
04-07-19 RT-FCL-LVP-WP-SBT-FCL-DLW-WT-RT - Misty day with many wildflowers 10 miles 1700'
04-12-19 East Rattlesnake Mt. - (w/GJ) - Evening hike, snow at the top, down before dark   9 mile 2700'
04-14-19 HPE-LT-TMT-Lake Loop - Morning hike, spring wildflowers in bloom   6 miles 1200'
04-17-19 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ - (w/John) - Lots of wildflowers on after work hike   9 miles 1500'
04-20-19 Frailey Mt - New trail, overcast w/o blocked great views, one group seen 11 miles 2400'
04-21-19 Squak Central Peak Loop (Sunrise) - Cloudy Easter morning hike   7 miles 2000'
04-28-19 - 36 Trips Sage Hills - (w/Janet & Steve) - First visit & fantastic wildflower show   7 miles - 312 miles 1700' - 72,000'
05-04-19 Westberg Trail To Observatory - Spring wildflowers out, down via Boy Scout Trail 11 miles 3100'
05-05-19 RT-AA-CP-QT Loop - Sunny morning hike, plenty of spring wildflowers in bloom   7 miles 1200'
05-08-19 HPE-East Tiger Traverse - (w/GJD) - Warm evening, first time through the clear cut   9 miles 2800'
05-11-19 Exclamation Point Rock - (w/GJ) - Hot day, wildflowers, & another visit to the rock 10 miles 1400'
05-12-19 East Tiger ML Road Loop - 32 degrees cooler than yesterday, down by 10:17 am   8 miles 1700'
05-18-19 South Bessemer Mt. - Mostly sunny day, good views, snow free to last .75 miles 13 miles 4100'
05-22-19 Mt. Washington - (w/GJD) - Humid start then hard rain then clearing   8 miles 3200'
05-26-19 Fragrance Lake - Rock Trail Loop - Misty overcast day made for great colors   9 miles 2000'
05-27-19 - 45 Trips Lake 22 - I thought I might beat crowds at 7:30 am, nope, beautiful day   6 miles - 393 miles 1400' - 92,900'
06-01-19 Iron Bear & Jester Peaks - (w/Kim & Louise) - Beautiful sunny day, great wildflowers   8 miles 2400'
06-02-19 Seattle Waterfront - Sunny day for an in city walk checking out viaduct demolition   3 miles 0'
06-04-19 Annette Lake - (w/GJ) - Great after work hike, no snow, no bugs, few folks   7 miles 1900'
06-09-19 Bean & Earl Peaks - (w/Gary) - Fun scramble of 2 Teanaway peaks   8 miles 3900'
06-15-19 Rainbow Lake - Perfect weather, crowds finally showed up, home by 3:30 pm 11 miles 2900'
06-16-19 Thunder Creek & Knob - (w/Kim) - Perfect day for dark forest and viewpoint   9 miles 1300'
06-18-19 Old Mason Lake Bandera Mt. Loop - (w/GJD) - Great beargrass a little rain   7 miles 3000'
06-22-19 Little St Helens - (w/Louise) - First time up, great beargrass display   8 miles 1300'
06-29-19 Little St Helens - (w/Kim) - Return on a sunny day, wildflowers and views   8 miles 1300'
06-30-19 - 54 Trips Pratt River Connector - (w/Kim) - Warm day very green forest   7 miles - 466 miles   500' - 111,400'
07-04-19 HPE-T1-PT-TMT-T2 Loop - Misty quiet day, few folks out 10 miles 3100'
07-07-19 Mt. Aix - (w/Gary & John) - No rain, no crowds, we looped over the summit 12 miles 4500'
07-13-19 Iron-Bean Peaks Loop - Sunny day and great wildflower show 12 miles 4400'
07/20-23/19 Meadow Mountain - (w/GJ) - Beautiful backpacking trip with great views 32 miles 8800'
07-28-19 - 59 Trips Thorp Mt + Lake - (w/Kim) - Sunny day, flowers, views, first visit to lake   8 miles - 540 miles 2500' - 134,700'
08-03-19 East Tiger ML Road Loop - Morning sunny summer hike, no pack, 1:27 up 1:11 down   8 miles 1700'
08-04-19 Trappers Peak - (w/Gary) - First time up, sunny day, solitude on top 10 miles 3500'
08-11-19 Crystal Lakes To Ridge - (w/Kim) - Misty cloudy day with great colors   8 miles 2900'
08-17-19 Thompson Lake - Second visit, cool cloudy day 11 miles 4200'
08-18-19 Monte Cristo - (w/Kim) - Checked out town environmental clean up   9 miles 1000'
08-22-19 Red Pass-Little Lundin Peak - (w/John) - After work,    7 miles 2900'
08-24-19 Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge+ - Cool summer morning, few folks out   9 miles 1500'
08-25-19 RT-AA-CP-FCL Loop - Morning trip, home by 12:00 pm   8 miles 1300'
08-31-19 - 68 Trips Janus Lake To Ridge Top - (w/Kim) - Perfect cool weather, few hikers 10 miles - 620 miles 2700' - 156,400'
09-07-19 Wallace Falls & Lakes Loop - (w/Gary) - T-Showers forecast kept us far west 14 miles 2200'
09-13-19 HPE-T1-T2 Loop - After work hike, only saw one group, dark clouds   8 miles 2800'
09-14-19 Grand Ridge WT Loop - Started before sunrise, home by 9:30 am   8 miles 1100'
09-21-19 Mt. David - (w/Gary) - My 7th visit, Gary's 6th, perfect weather and good fall colors 14 miles 5800'
09-24-19 Chirico-T1-T2-T3-Lake Loop - HPW - After work with Gary, down just after dark 10 miles 3400'
09-29-19 - 74 Trips West Rattlesnake Mt. Via Road - Cold day, long hike 17 miles - 691 miles 2600' - 174,300'
10-01-19 HPE-T1-T2-T3 Lake Loop - (w/John) - Sunny after work hike, saw 3 people   9 miles 2900'
10-05-19 Lord Hill - (w/Kim) - Lots of mushrooms, few people seen   8 miles   800'
10-06-19 Easy Pass - (w/Gwen) - Sunny day, larch not quite peak, new snow, not crowded   7 miles 2900'
10-20-19 Grand Ridge - Moist day, first hike in 2 weeks, not quite well but well enough   9 miles 1500'
10-24-19 HPE-K3-T2-FC-HPE+ - (wGD) - Warm night before DST ends, saw 1 person   7 miles 2400'
10-26-19 - 80 Trips Exclamation Point Rock - (w/Gary) - Great western larch trip. saw 3 people 11 miles - 742 miles 1600' - 186,400'
11-03-19 HPE-T1-T2-HPE - Started at first light, saw 4 people, clear summit views   8 miles 2800'
11-13-19 - 82 Trips HPE-T2-T3-Lake Loop-HPW - (HH) - Rare solo headlamp hike, dry hike   8 miles - 758 miles 2400' - 191,600'

Month
Trips
Miles
Gain
January
10
86
21,100'
February
8 67 16,800'
March
10 92 18,700'
April
8 67 15,400'
May
9
81
20,900'
June
9 73 18,500'
July
5 74 23,300'
August
9 80 21,700'
September
6
71
17,900'
October
6
51
12,100'
November
2
16
  5,200'
December