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PCT Snoqualmie to Stevens Pass 8/16 to 8/20
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Jared Cook
(rooinater) - F

Locale: Northwet
PCT Snoqualmie to Stevens Pass 8/16 to 8/20 on 08/24/2009 20:01:04 MDT Print View

Dicentra and I headed up to knock out section K of the PCT on the 16th. we averaged 15 miles per day, took a shorter day on day 4 cause of the heat and a late start and on day 5 we pulled about 18 to 19 miles out. The scenery was great, the fishing wound up mainly catching trees. A detailed synopsis can be found on the links below and here's a couple teaser shots. More pictures on the blog, as soon as Dicentra gets her TR's done I'm sure she'll also post them here as well. There is also a fan page on Facebook for the blog now if you want to follow the blog but don't have a blogger account.

Pretrip Planning, food and gear.


Day 1.


Day 2.


Day 3.


Day 4.


Day 5.



Above Alaska Lake
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Near Joe Lake
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Near Needle Gap
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Camp, above Parks lake
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Above Spectacle Lake
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The bottom of Escondido Ridge's switchbacks
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Waptus Burn area, getting near the top of Escondido Ridge.
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Escondido Ridge
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Escondido's coffee
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Cathedral Rock over Deep Lake
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Trap Lake
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Edited by rooinater on 08/24/2009 20:03:02 MDT.

Doug Johnson
(djohnson) - MLife

Locale: Washington State
PCT Snoqualmie to Stevens Pass 8/16 to 8/20 on 08/25/2009 07:27:55 MDT Print View

Man, I LOVE that section of trail. I've hiked it 3 times so the pictures brought back some great memories- especially Escondido Coffee!

Thanks for sharing your great trip Jared!