Trips - 2011

xc = Cross Country Skiing        ss = Snowshoeing

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Date
Destination
Distance
Elevation Gain
01-02-11
Wallace Falls/Lake Loop - Sunny  & below freezing
13 miles
1800'
01-08-11 HPE-Tiger 2 - Bare down low, snow above 1500'   6 miles 2400'
01-09-11 Oyster Dome - Hard snow much of the day   8 miles 1700'
01-15-11 RMT (W to E)(w/SBK, Barry, David, Elle, Robert) Just beat rain 11 miles 2800'
01-22-11 Fuller Mountain + - Solitude, Fuller, and a new summit   9 miles 1600'
01-26-11 HPE-WT2-3 One Way - (w/Gary & John) - Warm night hike   7 miles 2400'
01-30-11 - 7 Trips McDonald Mt. - First visit, up above a sea of clouds 13 miles - 67 miles 3600' - 16,300'
02-02-11 HS-Tiger 2,3-Loop - (w/Gary & John) - Another clear night hike   8 miles 2700'
02-05-11 South Squak Loop - Moist day with few other hikers   8 miles 2200'
02-08-11 HPE-Tiger 2,3 One Way - (w/Gary & John) Another evening hike   7 miles  2400'
02-13-11 Welldiggers Ass - (ss)(w/SB, Eric) - First time visit, sunny & warm   4 miles 1800'
02-16-11 HPE-Tiger 2,3 One Way - (w/Gary & John) Fresh snow on night hike   7 miles 2400'
02-19-11 Diamond Head - (ss)(w/Janet) - Beautiful sunny day   9 miles 1900'
02-23-11 HP-Nook_SL_SV_T2-3 Loop - (w/Gary & John) Snowy drive home   7 miles 2400'
02-26-11 Chirico-Tiger 1 Loop - 19 degrees & windy on top w/snow all the way   8 miles 3200'
02-27-11 - 16 Trips Cougar-RT-AA-CP-WP Loop - All on snow, rain all the way home   9 miles - 134 miles 1700' - 37,000'
03-06-11 RMT -GP-West Summit - Few people, snow all the way   9 miles 2400'
03-19-11 HPE - Tiger 1-2 Loop - Fresh snow on upper half, few people   8 miles 2800'
03-23-11 Preston-T2-3-Section-Nook - (w/Gary & John) - High winds no Tiger 1   8 miles 2900'
03-26-11 - 20 Trips Tiger 3-2 - Rain never happened, just a little snow left on Tiger 2   7 miles - 166 miles 2400' - 47,500'
04-03-11 East Tiger + Sally's Summit x2 - 9" of fresh snow in April?   8 miles 2000'
04-07-11 HS-Tiger 1-2-HPE - (w/Gary & John) - Fresh snow above 2000'   9 miles 3300'
04-09-11 Cougar-RT-FCL-LVP_WP Loop - Trillium & skunk cabbage blooming   8 miles 1500'
04-17-11 Red Top Lookout - (ss)(Big Group) - First time up from the east side 10 miles 3300'
04/22-23/11 Iron Peak (ss) - Two sunny days and another summit camp 12 miles 3800'
04-30-11 - 26 Trips Yellow Hill - (ss)(w/Janet) - Beautiful sunny day & no people   8 miles - 221 miles 3300' - 64,700'
05-04-11 HPE-Tiger 2,3 One Way - (w/Gary) Warm evening hike, few people   7 miles 2400'
05-08-11 RT-CP-WP-FCL Loop - Wet and muddy with a few flowers   9 miles 1500'
05-14-11 Tiger Middle East Tour + SS - Bad forecast, great spring weather 13 miles 2700'
05-15-11 Lime Kiln - (w/Kim) - Rain all day but others were on the trail   7 miles   600'
05-19-11 Mt. Si One Way - (w/Gary, John, & David) - Finally a warm day   8 miles 3300'
05-21-11 Iron Horse - S Cle Elum East - A little rain & great wildflowers 15 miles   100
05-28-11 Oyster Dome Loop - Dark sky, great colors 10 miles 2000'
05-29-11 - 34 Trips Ingalls Creek - (w/Janet) - First visit, good weather, and terrific flowers 14 miles - 304 miles 2200' - 79,500'
06-04-11 Mission Ridge - Devil's Gulch Loop - (w/Janet) Long sunny day, few folks 18 miles 3800'
06-08-11 RMT (W to E)(w/Gary) - Mostly in clouds, very few hikers 11 miles 2800'
06-12-11 Esmerelda Peak - (w/Janet) - Tons of snow still   9 miles 3500'
06-19-11 Navaho Peak Loop - Sunny and warm, saw nobody last 10 miles 12 miles 4300'
06-25-11 Iron Bear-Miller-Jester Pks - (w/Gary & John) - Nice day, little snow 13 miles 4000'
06-26-11 - 40 Trips South Tiger Circuit + TMT - Lots of miles and few people 12 miles - 379 miles 2500' - 100,400'
07-02-11 Tronsen Ridge - (w/Kim) - Hot & sunny with tons of wildflowers   9 miles 2300'
07-04-11 Rainbow Lake (Almost) - Much more snow than expected 10 miles 2700'
07-09-11 DeRoux Peak - (w/TP) - Sunny day, a little snow, few people   9 miles 2900'
07-10-11 Tiger 3-2 + Plateau - Early morning ahead of the big crowd   9 miles 2400'
07-16-11 Bean Peak - (w/Kim & Sarah) - Almost no snow, tons of shooting stars   6 miles 3000'
07-17-11 New Trail - (w/WTA Group) - Still snow the last mile   9 miles 2200'
07/23-24/11 Basalt Ridge - (w/TP) - Great views from camp on ridge top   9 miles 4000'
07-28-11 Exit 38 - Snoqualmie Pass Bike Loop - (w/Gary) - Third time 35 miles 2000'
07-30-11 Silver Lake - Barlow Point - Perfect weather, snowy lake, 2 hikes 15 miles 3200'
07-31-11 - 50 Trips Grand Ridge - Dark cloudy July morning   8 miles - 463 miles 1200' - 124,300'
08-06-11 Rock Mt. - (w/Janet) - Sunny day, snow last mile+ 11 miles 4200'
08-07-11 Lake 22 - Spring in August, lots of snow at lake end & spring flowers   6 miles 1400'
08-13-11 Norse Peak - Beautiful clear day with almost no other hikers 10 miles 2900'
08-14-11 Gee Point - (w/Kim) - New hike, steep scramble   3 miles 1500'
08-21-11 Pioneer Cabin, ID - Lots of flowers and few hikers, new route   8 miles 2600'
08/22-25/11 Sawtooth Traverse, ID - Hot with 19 Lakes in 4 days   35 miles 6200'
08-27-11 - 57 Trips Bald Mt., ID - Hot day great views at 9150' 10 miles - 546 miles 3400' - 146,500'
09/03-05/11 Poet - Cady Ridges Loop w/Indian Head Pk - (w/Gary & John) - Wow! 30 miles 10,800'
09-10-11 Mt. Dickerman - Big 4 Caves - Hot day cool at caves 11 miles 4000'
09-11-11 Heather Lake - Beat the heat then big crowds as I hiked down   5 miles 1300'
09-17-11 East Rattlesnake - Windy Landing - Dark cool day 10 miles 2800'
09-18-11 W. Tiger 3 + Plateau - Dark and damp but no rain   7 miles 2000'
09-20-11 Bandera Mountain - (w/Gary, John, & David) - Headlamp hike   8 miles 3000'
09-24-11 Rainbow Lake + Blazer OL - (w/Kim) - Cool on a hot day 11 miles 2900'
09-28-11 - 65 Trips Granite Mt. - (w/Gary, John, David) - 41 degrees on top, headlamp down   9 miles - 637 miles 3800' - 177,100'
10-01-11 RT-AA-CP-WP-:LVP-FCL Loop - Light rain and few people 11 miles 1800'
10-02-11 Iron-Bean Loop - Two summits in all types of weather 12 miles 4400'
10-06-11 Mt. Washington - (Gary, John, David) - Headlamp hike, gray & no rain   9 miles 3200'
10-08-11 Ingalls Lake - (w/Gary & Janet) - Almost peaking larch and 150+ people   9 miles 2600'
10-09-11 Pratt Connector Trail - (w/Kim) - Out on new and back on old trail   5 miles   900'
10-13-11 RMT - Grand Prospect - (w/Gary, John, David) - Gray but dry   8 miles 2200'
10-15-11 Carne Mt. - (w/Gary, John, Janet) - Sunshine & fantastic larch trees   8 miles 3600'
10-18-11 East Rattlesnake Mt. - (w/Gary & John) - 62 degrees headlamp hike   9 miles 2600'
10-22-11 W. Tiger 3 - Rain all the way, reached 200,000' of gain   6 miles 2000'
10-23-11 Mt. Lillian Loop+ - (w/Kim) - Great larch and nearly total solitude   8 miles 1400'
10-29-11 Ridge Lake (PCT) - First snow on Katwalk, sun came out later 13 miles 3100'
10-30-11 - 77 Trips RT-Wilderness Peak Loop - Damp day few people   7 miles - 742 miles 1500' - 206,400'
11-05-11 Iron Horse - South Cle Elum - (w/Kim) - Sunny w/some color still 10 miles   100'
11-06-11 Estes Butte - (w/Janet) - Cold and sunny, no hikers, first visit   9 miles 2800'
11-12-11 HS-Poo Poo - Round Lake - A little snow at Poo Poo then it rained   9 miles 2000'
11-13-11 HPE-Tiger 2 - Cloudy, cold, and damp   7 miles 2400'
11-19-11 Lake 22 - (w/Janet) - 2 1/2' of fresh snow, 14 degrees, & sunny skies   6 miles 1400'
11-20-11 S. Squak (Central -W Pks) Loop - A little snow and few people   8 miles 2400'
11-25-11 HPE-Tiger 1-2 Loop - Cold and clear, few people   8 miles 2800'
11-26-11 RT-FCL-LVP-WP-AA-Loop - No rain and few people 12 miles 2100'
11-30-11 - 86 Trips HPE-Tiger 2-1 Loop - Another dry headlamp hike   7 miles - 818 miles 2400' - 224,800'
12-03-11 Paradise MRNP - Glacier Vista - (w/Elena) - Bright sun all day   3 miles 1200'
12-04-11 Mt. Si via Teneriffe Rd+ - Sunny day with low clouds below 11 miles 3400'
12-07-11 CL-K3-Tiger 2-3 Loop - (w/Gary) - Another dry headlamp hike   7 miles 2400'
12-10-11 Kautz Creek - (w/Janet) - Solitude & snow, nearly to Indian Henry's   9 miles 2800'
12-11-11 W Tiger 3-2 - Rain then snow with lots of people   7 miles 2400'
12-14-11 Nook-SL-W Tiger 2-3 Loop - (w/Gary, John, David) - Headlamp hike   7 miles 2400'
12-17-11 Dirty Harry's Peak & Truck - Best day ever here, lots of sunshine   9 miles 3500'
12-18-11 Grand Ridge - Rain, drizzle, mist - wet all day   9 miles 1500'
12-21-11 HPE-K3_Tiger 2-3 Loop - (w/Gary, John, David) - Another clear night   7 miles 2400'
12-24-11 RMT - Grand Prospect - (w/Janet) - Nobody around on Christmas Eve   8 miles 2200'
12-26-11 Tiger - Middle East Tour & SS+ - Cold but dry with lots of solitude 13 miles 2700'
12-29-11 Chirico-T1-HPE One Way - (w/Gary & John) - Cloudy but mostly dry 10 miles 3200'
12-31-11 - 99 Trips South Middle East Tiger Traverse - (w/John) - Great weather & 2 new trails 13 miles - 931 miles 4000' - 258,900'

Month
Trips
Miles
Gain
January
7
67
16,300'
February
9
67
20,700'
March
4
32
10,500'
April
6
55
17,200'
May
8
83
14,800'
June
6
75
20,900'
July
9
84
23,900'
August
7
83
22,200'
September
8
91
30,600'
October
12
105
29,300'
November
9
76
18,400'
December
13
113
34,100'