Climbing Glacier Peak

Glacier Peak or Dakobed is one of Washington’s 5 volcanoes. It is the most remote volcano that makes you work hard to climb it. With an approach of 18 miles and over 10,000 ft of gain roundtrip, this mountain encompasses a backpacking trip with a glacier to top it off. Experience a true PNW climb in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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Snow Camping at Artist Point

Backpacking doesn’t have to end in the summer months for those willing to brave the cold. A magical night spent in the North Cascades surrounded by snow covered peaks, the most stunning sunrise and only 4 miles roundtrip. Hard to beat the payoff of this hike for the amazing views of Mt. Baker, Shuksan and more.

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A Creative Adventure at Artist Point

What happens when a watercolorist, photographer and live music in the mountains combine? Some pure mountain magic and joy. The Musical Mountaineers played their ode to the mountains while Drawn to High Places translated the scene with paintbrush in hand.

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Snow Camping at Gothic Basin

Gothic Basin is an extremely popular summer day hiking and backpacking destination. Going in the winter will cut the crowds down a lot and if you decide to spend the night, you will have very few neighbors. Alpine lakes, jagged rocky peaks and a fresh blanket of snow were a few of the highlight of this trip.

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Backpacking Yellow Aster Butte

A relatively easy backpacking, or day hiking adventure takes you into the Mt. Baker Wilderness. Dog friendly, a volcano, impressive surrounding peaks and magical tarns. What’s not to love? Perfect any time of the hiking season, but is known for its vibrant fall colors.

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Larch March: Cutthroat Pass

If you are looking for a larch march, this is it. Stunning golden larches in plenty, 360 degree mountain peak views. This hike has the option of a day hike or plenty of spaces to stay the night. Choose your own adventure!

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