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Guye Peak, Barely

Dean and I slogged up Guye Peak this morning. What was usually a 3 hour round trip turned into a humbling 3 hour ascent, 30 minute break, and 45 minute descent. The weather was good, the snow was in fair shape for most of the trail, but we weren’t. The last time we’d done anything …

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Mailbox Peak

Dean and Seth Nice late fall foliage steep steep steep new boots – ouch

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Kaleetan Peak

Dean and I picked off Kaleetan Peak this last weekend – along with about five million mosquitos and approximately 164 people, who were up on their way to the lake as we were on our way out. Will we ever go back? You bet. On a weekend? Not on your life.

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Mount Rainier

I’ve been afraid that if I wait too long to put something together, I’ll forget the good parts of this trip. Honestly, this was a pretty dull trip as far as my usual epics go, but the fact that we summited in perfect conditions makes for as good a trip report as any. The progress …

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Mount Washington

Made it a couple miles or so up Mount Washington this morning, despite the drizzle. Jason and Dean and I piled out of the car at the trailhead and promptly threw on the Gore-Tex™, only to remove it a few minutes later as the rain slowed down and our heartrates sped up. We climbed up …

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