Stehekin to Skykomish, part 2
Stehekin to Skykomish, part 1
Canada to Stehekin
At 13,400 feet, we carved a nest in the snow. Eight strangers -- nine, if you count David. I did not count David, though for one hour his name rang in the air like church bells. I knew David was dead.
The clouds at the Hunts summit allowed only a glimpse of the traverse to Red Mountain. But it seemed that each passing minute put us further behind schedule, so we walked, or practically slid, into the mist.
"This is going to be one of those trips, isn't it?" I joked.
El Diente - Mt. Wilson Traverse July 23, 2018 Read Part 1 At 3:20 am I sat up and made coffee in my vestibule while Squirrel paced outside. I dressed in all my layers for the hike and we set off, uncharacteristically quiet. The stars! How had I forgotten? They blinked and shimmered as my eyes … Continue reading A weekend in the San Juans, part 2