Backpacking Trips
2001 - 2015


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Date
Destination
Distance
Elevation Gain
07-27-28-01 Big Jim Mountain  Backpack Trip (with Gary) (Scramble) 19 miles
6000'
08-17-18-02 Peggy's Pond-Mt Daniel Ridge  - Backpack trip with Gary & Dave 17 miles 5800'
07-11-13-03 Waptus Lake - Dutch Miller Gap 32 miles of solitude 32 miles 3700'
07-26-28-03 Pilot Ridge - N F Sauk Loop  (w/Gary) Best backpacking trip in years 31 miles 9600'
08-29-31-03 Buck Creek Pass  - (w/Gary) 3 summits and no crowds 31 miles 7500'
07/30-31/04 Mt. Adams - (w/Gary) (Scramble) Beautiful weather, thin air 12 miles 7000'
09/04-07/04 Classic Goat Rocks Loop - (w/Gary & Mark) 3 Summits & Goats!! 34 miles 10000'
02-25-26-05 Iron Peak - (ss)  Truly spectacular!!! Camped at 6500' 18 miles 4200'
07-09-10-05 Bill, Teanaway, Iron, & Bean Peaks Loop - (w/Gary) Great trip! 15 miles 7000'
07-29/08-01 Buck - Spider Loop - Spectacular backpacking trip! 45 miles 13600'
09-23/26-05 Enchantment Lakes - (w/Suzanne, Kelly, & Rick) Spectacular! 31 miles 8300'
04/29-30/06 Earl Peak - (ss)(w/Trail Pair) - Stunning views on day two 12 miles 4800'
08/04-06/06 Park Creek Pass - (w/Gary) - Solitude and scenery! 38 miles 10000'
08/19-20/06 Snowking Mountain -(w/Gary & TP) - Hard but great views 17 miles 9000'
09/11-13/06 Sawtooth Mts Traverse, ID - Absolutely Stunning!! 30 miles 5300'
09/29-30/06 Wing Lake - Maple Loop - (w/ TP & Suzanne) - Sun & larch 12 miles 4400'
10/06-08/06 Carne - Leroy Loop - (w/Gary}- Snow, rain, sun, & mega larch 15 miles 6000'
04-06-07-07 Iron Peak - (ss) - Camped on summit once again 17 miles 4000'
04-28-29-07 Navaho Peak - (w/TP, Suzanne, Joanna) - 6200' campsite 12 miles 4900'
05-25-26-07 Cougar Loop (Republic)-(w/Kim) - New area, great flowers 15 miles 3700'
06-30-07-04-07 Horseshoe Basin (Pasayten) -(w/Suzanne) - 8 peaks, 3 lakes 47 miles 11500'
07/28-29/07 Milk Ck - Sulphur Mt Bike/Hike - (w/Kim) - Solitude 14 miles 4900'
08/31-09/03/07 Circle Peak - Meadow Mountain One Way - (w/Kim) Wow! 41 miles 9900'
09/25-28/07 Sawtooth Mt. Traverse, ID - (w/Suzanne) - Beautiful! 39 miles 7300'
04/26-27/08 Iron Peak - (ss)(w/TP, David) - Summit camp & sprained knee 17 miles 4000'
08/02-03/08 Bismarck Peak - (w/Gary) - New summit, total solitude 16 miles 6000'
08/18-20/08 Big Boulder Lakes, ID (White Clouds) - (w/Kim) Stunning! 21 miles 3800'
08/29-31/08 Schaefer Lake - (w/Kim) - Windy, cold, some scrambling 14 miles 4000'
09/13-14/08 Thunder Mt. Lakes - (w/SBK & Barry) - Fun scrambling 15 miles 5100'
10/11-12/08 Wing Lake - (w/Suzanne, David, Gary) - Snow & larch   9 miles 3000'
02/06-07/09 Grand Coulee & Northrup Canyon - (w/Kim & Janet) Cold Camping   4 miles   300'
05/16-17/09 Iron Peak - (ss)(w/Gary) - Another summit camp, great sunset   8 miles 3000'
06/27-28/09 Green Mt. - (w/Kim & Schroder) - Long abandonded trail 12 miles 5600'
07/03-05/09 Horseshoe Basin - (w/SB, Janet, Opus) - Bugs, flowers, & peaks 36 miles 6300'
07/25-26/09 Monogram Lake - (w/Kim) - Thunder, lightening, & bugs 10 miles 4600'
08/16-19/09 Sawtooth Traverse, ID - (w/Gary) - Climbed Mt. Cramer 43 miles 9100'
02/20-21/10 Artist's Point - Lake Ann (ss)(w/S,D, Barb, Lauren, Beth) - Sunny days 13 miles 4600'
07/17-18/10 Benchmark Mountain - (w/TP) - Sun, wind, cold, & flowers 15 miles 4400'
09/06-08/10 Sawtooth Mt. Blitz, ID - 1 summit & many lakes 34 miles 7600'
10/02-03/10 Cutthroat Pass - Snowy Lakes - (w/Gary) - Fantastic larch 21 miles 4000'
04/22-23/11 Iron Peak (ss) - Two sunny days and another summit camp 12 miles 3800'
07/23-24/11 Basalt Ridge - (w/TP) - Great views from camp on ridge top   9 miles 4000'
08/22-25/11 Sawtooth Traverse, ID - Hot with 19 Lakes in 4 days 35 miles 6200'
09/03-05/11 Poet - Cady Ridges Loop w/Indian Head Pk - (w/Gary & John) - Wow! 30 miles 10800'
05/26-27/12 E. Oval Lake - (ss)(w/7 others) - Snowshoe backpack to Chelan Sawtooths 16 miles 4600'
09/01-04/12 Pilot Ridge - NF Sauk - Whitechuck Basin Loop (w/Gary & John) - Spectacular! 45 miles 12200'
09/14-16/12 Green Mt. (Suiattle) - (w/Gary) - Solitude on old trail w/21 mile bike ride too 14 miles 5300'
07/04-07/13 Horseshoe Basin - (w/Gwen & Janet) - 3 summits, great flowers, & few people 29 miles 5000'
07/20-21/13 Bald Eagle Trail - (w/Kim) - First time on trail, saw two groups, great views 15 miles 3500'
08/17-18/13 Sulphur Mt. Bikepack - (w/Kim) - Biked in, camped, & climbed Sulphur Mt. 10 miles 4700'
08/31-09/02/13 Goat Rocks Loop - (w/Gary & John) - Lakes, summit, and great views 35 miles 9500'
07/04-07/14 Green Mt. - (w/Kim & Gwen) - Third time up abandoned trail 16 miles 5500'
08/08-11/14 Spider - Buck Loop - (w/Gary & John) - Great scenery & few people 46 miles 11200'
09/27-29/14 Enchantment Lakes - (w/Gary & John) - Great weather and larch trees 22 miles 8200'
07/04-05/15 Scorpion Mt + Joan Lake - (w/Gwen) - Hot days, few people 10 miles 3400'
07/09-13/15 Olympic Mt. Loop - (w/GJ) - 5 days, 5 passes, great time 59 miles 15200'
07/25-26/15 Lakes Dorothy, Bear, Deer - (w/Kim) - Rainy trip in hot summer 11 miles 2200'
09/03-05/16 Fortune Pond, Pear, Top Lakes - Solitude and a new section of the PCT for me 20 miles 4600'