The leaning tower of backpack
Sauk River Trail
Rowan Stewart on the Sauk River trail.
Hiking toward Red Mountain beneath overhanging logs.
Breaking out of the trees
Glacier Peak Pondering
In the midst of the Painted Traverse, Jeff gazes at Glacier Peak
Red Mountain Camp
It was too good of a spot and too nice of a day to not pitch our tent on the true summit of Red Mountain.
"Does the couloir go?" Hell yeah it does.
"Hell of a place"
Sloan Peak on the far right, the Monte Cristo Peaks behind and Rowan on the summit of Red Mountain. "Hell of a place!" It sure was.
Couloir Scout II
A moment to appreciate
Rowan drops into the Red Mountain Couloir
The sun's last rays disappear and the snow is already hardening after a very warm few days.
A peak amongst the masses
Ascending back to the summit of Red Mountain.
Sloan Peak at sunset
Black and white summit camp
Stevens Pass and her lights blaze in the background. To the right is camp atop Red Mountain.
Mountain Top penthouse
Jeff Rich and Rowan Stewart atop Red Mountain. It the background is the lights of Stevens Pass.
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