near dawn at Cloudy Pass.
|A real good
look at Glacier Peak from Miners Ridge in the early AM.
glimpse of the Suiattle River below Miners Ridge.
south from the Miners Ridge trail.
|Same view as above, but a little
farther along the trail.
|Approaching the end of the high
portion of the trail along Miners Ridge.
Mountain from above Image Lake.
Below: A better view of Glacier Peak from Miners Ridge.
The so-called "rabbit ears" that are the key to our climb of this mountain from the north side can barely be seen in this view, as they are just to the right of the mountain's highest point.
the Miners Ridge trail, descending towards the Suiattle River near
just short of the Suiattle River. Our group split the next
morning, with Mike, Ken and I heading up to climb Glacier Peak and the
rest heading out to the trailhead where we would be meeting the rest of
the party for the next two-week section of our trip in the North
near the Suiattle River.
|Much of the trail down to and along the Suiattle river
looked like this; that's about a five-foot-diameter
tree in the foreground.
River. For some reason, I don't remember this crossing ...
must have been the cold water. We're now on our way to Glacier