Trips - 2021

xc = Cross Country Skiing        ss = Snowshoeing      * = In City Coronavirus Hike

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Date
Destination
Distance
Elevation Gain
01-06-21
Sunrise-Squak Central Peak - (HH)(w/GJD) - Dry, warm, only 1 person seen
  6 miles
2300' 
01-09-21 Nordic Pass Fail (ss) + Granite Creek - (w/GJ) - Broken snowshoe & 2nd trip 10 miles 3000'
01-10-21 RT-SCTH-CP-AA-KSwamp-SCTH-RT - Avoided crowds on lesser trails   8 miles 1100'
01-14-21 HPE-RC-PT-T1-T2-K3-HPE - (HH)(w/GJD) - Warm night hike, great sunset   7 miles 2700'
01-16-21 East Tiger via Road - Empty parking lot, few folks seen, Mt. Rainier view   8 miles 1700'
01-18-21 Mt. Si Via Teneriffe Road+ - (w/Gary) - MLK Day hike, almost no snow 10 miles 3600'
01-23-21 RMT-Grand Prospect - 29 degrees but sunny morning, no snow until GP   8 miles 2200'
01-25-21 HPE-T1-T2-RC-HPE - (HH)(w/Gary) - Fresh snow up high   8 miles 2800' 
01-30-21 East Tiger-ML-QL-Summit x2-Road Loop+ - A little falling snow on top 10 miles 2200'
01-31-21 - 10 Trips Grand Ridge WT Loop - Break in the rain, warm, upper 40s   8 miles - 83 miles 1100' - 22,700'
02-07-21 Fragrance Lake Ridge Loop - (w/Janet) - Cool but dry, one new to me trail   8 miles 1600'
02-09-21 K3-Tiger 2-1 Loop - (HH)(W/GJD) - 24 degrees on top, clear sky, snow upper half   7 miles 2700'
02-13-21 NW Seattle Ski Tour - 8" of snow overnight, enough to ski  the streets   6 miles   200'
02-20-21 Sunset-WT-PPT-OV-T1-T2-T3-TC-K3 -BT-Loop - Snow up high, cool, & cloudy 12 miles 3600'
02-24-21 Nook-SL-T3-T2-TMT-HPE - (HH)(w/GJD) - Clear cool trip, snow up high, few folks   7 miles 2500'
02-27-21 - 16 Trips Grand Ridge To WTA Bridge + - Early start, few seen going, crowded coming back. 10 miles - 133 miles 1600' - 34,900'
03-02-21 Sunset-AT-SL-SV-T2-T3-TRocks-BT-WT-Sunset - (w/GD) - Snow & Frogs   9 miles 3100'
03-06-21 RT-FCL-LVP-WP-CP-AA Loop - Cool, no rain, many people but not too crowded 11 miles 1700'
03-11-21 *Queen Anne Hill 1.5 Traverses+ - Sunny afternoon hike   9 miles 1500'
03-13-21 Wallace & Jay Lakes Via The Road - Finally a clear 60 degree day. Jay was still frozen 17 miles 1800'
03-17-21 Oyster Dome Loop - (w/Gary) - First time up from Chuckanut, big loop 12 miles 2900'
03-23-21 RMT - Grand Prospect - (w/GD) - Snow on upper half, back before dark   8 miles 2200'
03-27-21 - 23 Trips HPE-RC-T2-T1-PT-DW-LT-HPE - Morning hike, some snow on T1, big loop   8 miles - 207 miles 2900' - 51,000'
04-02-21 Exclamation Point Rock - (w/Gary) - Good Friday hike, lots of snow still, some wildflowers starting 11 miles 1700'
04-06-21 HPE-LT-GG-NTRR-BL-T1-T2-RC-HPE - After work hike, wildflowers, back pre dark   9 miles 2900'
04-11-21 East Tiger Via Hwy 18 Long Road - 31 degrees at start, mostly bare road then icy snow up high 15 miles 2400'
04-14-21 RT-MR-AA-CP-WP-SBT-RT - (w/GJ) - First shorts and short sleeves since fall, not crowded 10 miles 1700'
04-18-21 Pine & Cedar Lakes-Raptor Ridge+ - (w/GJ) - Warm day, several new trails on Chuckanut Mt. 11 miles 3200'
04-21-21 Margaret's Way-WP-CP-Debby's View - (w/GJD)  - Warm evening hike, back just before dark   9 miles 2500'
04-25-21 East Tiger via Road - Snow was gone, few folks seen, 1:09 up & :55 down   8 miles 1700'
04-27-21 - 31 Trips RMT To GP & West Peak - (w/GJ) - Sun then overcast after work hike, only 5 people seen   9 miles - 289 miles 2400' - 69,500'
05-02-21 Westberg Trail - (w/Gary) - Old trails, off trail, and new trails, down Prater Trail great wildflowers 12 miles 3600'
05-08-21 Wallace Falls-Wallace & Jay Lakes Loop - (w/Gary) - Overcast, dry, & sun, fast descent at 3.5 mph 15 miles 2300'
05-12-21 HPE-T1-T2-HPE - (w/John) - warm night for a hike on Tiger, saw wild ginger in bloom   8 miles 2800'
05-15-21 Exclamation Point Rock - (w/Janet) - Chocolate lilies, calypso orchids, and bitterroot 10 miles 1700'
05-22-21 South Bessemer Mt - (w/Gary) - Sunny day, lots of snow up top, 2 hours on summit 13 miles 4100'
05-26-21 Preston-East Tiger-ML Traverse - (w/GJ) - Nice evening hike, some wildflowers   9 miles 2700'
05-30-21 - 38 Trips Ignoble Knob - (w/GJ) - Almost no snow, great views up high, only saw 1 person 12 miles - 368 miles 3500' - 90,200'
06-03-21 Sunrise-Central Peak Squak-Old Griz-SE Peak - (w/John) - Hot & humid, few folks out   7 miles 2500'
06-08-21 HPE-RC-T2-K3-TMT-HPW - (w/John) - Evening loop hike, never quite rained   8 miles 2500'
06-13-21 Grand Ridge - Spruce Coaster WT Loop - Rain then dry, first time on Spruce Coaster   8 miles 1200' 
06-16-21 Pratt-Olallie Lake-Ridge - (w/John) - Evening loop hike, great solitude, some snow, flowers   8 miles 2400'
06-20-21 Oxbow Lake & CCC Trail - (w/Kim) - Hot day cool trails, not many folks seen, new trail hiked 10 miles   800'
06-23-21 Annette Lake - (w/John) - Cooler evening hike on a hot day, just a little snow left at the lake   7 miles 1900'
06-26-21 Snoqualmie Tunnel - (w/Gary) - 95 degrees at Hyak, 103 in North Bend, 57 in the tunnel 10 mile   100'
06-27-21 *QA Hike - 74 at 5:35 am start, day heading to 104, hottest day ever in Seattle until tomorrow   7 miles 1300'
06-28-21 - 47 Trips Snoqualmie Tunnel - Back again on the hottest day in Seattle history & 100 degrees at Hyak 10 miles - 443 miles   100' - 103,000'
07-03-21 HPE-LT-T123-TMT-RC-HPE - Last trip before summits will be clear cut starting 7-6-21   9 miles 2900'
07-04-21 Noble Knob & Ignoble Knob - (w/Janet) - First time Corral Pass, great wildflowers   9 miles 1900'
07-11-21 MoonTop-Suntop Trail - (w/Gary) - Summited MoonTop (Pt 5591) - Nice day, new trail for us 13 miles 3600'
07-15-31 HPE-LT-TMT-PT-T1 And Back- Muggy afternoon hike, closed above RR Grade for logging   7 miles 2500'
07-18-21 HPE-LT-TMT-RC-MB-HPW - (w/Kim) - Huge number of saprophytes, few people   6 miles 1500'
07-24-21 Mt. Dickerman - Perry Creek - Warm clear day, great mt views, first time on new Perry Creek Trail 11 miles 4100'
07-25-21 Grand Prospect - 6:45 am start, gate open, warm already, few folks seen   8 miles 2200'
07-31-21 - 55 Trips Mt. Washington Via Change Creek Loop - (w/Gary) - Hot humid hike, Gary's first time, my third 10 miles - 516 miles 3300' - 125,000'
08-08-21 East Tiger Via Long Road - Long hike, no hikers, bikers near summit, 2x summit spur, cool misty morning 15 miles 2400'
08-15-21 Tiger Big Loop - Sunset-SL-RR Grade To Washout-TC-FC-PT-T1-PT-TMT-Bus Road-Sunset 14 miles 4000'
08-21-21 Sunrise Squak-Fireplace+ Old Griz Loop - Misty cool morning, few folks seen done by 1:00 pm   8 miles 2400'
08-22-21 Iron Peak via Beverly Creek - Cool day became sunny, few people great views   9 miles 2900'
08-25-21 Bandera Mountain - (w/GJ) - Up old trail and down new, humid but not hot, 5 people seen   7 miles 3000'
08-28-21 - 61 Trips Rainbow  Lake-Near Blazer-Sir Richard Pond - (w/Gary) - Perfect weather, no bogs, lots of berries 12 miles - 581 miles 3300' - 143,000'
09-06-21 Glacier Basin - (w/John) - Looking for white monkey flower, perfect weather, few people, out all day 14 miles 2600'
09-11-21 Laughingwater Creek - (w/Gary) - First time for us on this trail, big trees, lakes, and views up high 16 miles 4000'
09-16-21 RMT To GP &West Peak Loop - (w/John) - Day before big storm, few hikers for after work hike   9 miles 2400'
09-18-21 RT-SCTH-AA-CP-QT Loop - Dry trip between the rain, some fall colors starting   8 miles 1300'
09/24-25/21 Benchmark Mt. - (w/Gary) - First backpack in 2 years, great sunset, sunrise, berries, and fall colors 15 miles 5000'
09-26-21 - 67 Trips Grand Ridge Big WT Loop - Hike done by 11:00 am, rain came in later, some bikes, not crowded   8 miles - 651 miles 1200' - 159,500'
10-02-21 ML-QL-East Tiger-OTG-NWT Loop - Morning hike, overcast then sun 10 miles 2000'
10-03-21 Frog Mountain - (w/Kim) - First time up for both of us, nice trail, clouds blocked most views   8 miles 2200'
10/07-08/21 Carne Mountain - (w/Gary) - Overnight trip with fantastic larch display 12 miles 5400'
10-13-21 HPE-K3-T2-T3 Loop - (HH)(w/GJ) - First visit to scalped summits of Tiger 2 & 3   7 miles 2400'
10-16-21 Mt. Si via Teneriffe Road + Blowdown Mt. - Warm day, few people, and Blowdown for first time 12 miles 4200'
10-19-21 HPE-FC-T2-T1-HPE - (HH)(w/GD) - Headlamp hike on scalped Tiger summits   8 miles 2800'
10-30-21 - 74 Trips Exclamation Point Rock - (w/GJ) - Cool sunny day, golden larch, and 2 people seen 11 miles - 719 miles 1800' - 180,300'
11-06-21 HPE-RC-TC-HPE - Rained most of the trip, windy up high, stopped at Tom's Crossing   8 miles 2400' 
11-10-21 Squak Mt.-Phil's-Griz-CPeak-Griz-East Ridge Loop - (HH)(w/GJD) - Down as rain started   7 miles 2500'
11-17-21 HPW-T3-Plateau- Afternoon hike, down at 5:00 pm, just dark, sunny day in wet week   8 miles 2100'
11-20-21 Wallace Falls & Lake+ Loop - Cold morning, some rain at lake then clearing, not crowded 13 miles 2200'
11-21-21 Squak SP- Debbies View+ - 36 degrees at start, sun came out, not crowded except at DView   6 miles 1500'
11-23-21 HPE-T1 - (HH)(w/GJ)- Cool evening,  a little rain. snow on top, and I reached 25,000 miles   7 miles 2500'
12-26-21 Cougar-MR-FR-WP-CP-AA-MR Loop - Rain stopped for my hike 10 miles 1400'
11-27-21 - 82 Trips Tiger 3 & Plateau - A little rain, not crowded, nice views once again   7 miles - 785 miles 2100' - 197,000'
12-02-21 - 83 Trips Grand Prospect - (HH)(w/GJD) - Headlamp hike with a little falling snow   8 miles - 793 miles 2200' - 199,200'

Month
Trips
Miles
Gain
January
10
83 22,700'
February
6
50 12,200'
March
7
75 16,100'
April
8 82 18,500'
May
7 79 20,700'
June
9 75 12,800'
July
8 73 22,000'
August
6 65 18,000'
September
6 70 16,500'
October
7 68 20,800'
November
8 66 16,700'
December
1
08   2,200'