Lake Augusta & Big Jim Mountain

Jim Brisbine has been climbing Washington peaks for 40+ years, documenting hundreds of summits and thousands of trail miles in words and pictures. Jim recently went on a three-day backpacking trip with Eileen t... Read More...

Leroy-Carne Loop on Ice

Leroy—Carne Loop on Ice by Jim Brisbine Seven-Fingered Jack (9100’) North Spectacle Butte (8080’+) October 4-7, 2017 For our annual Golden Larch Trip this year, Doug, Fay, Lisa, Steve, Deb, Brian, and Eile... Read More...

Larch Lakes-Pomas Pass Loop

Larch Lake from camp. by Sarah Shaffer A trip whose attractions offer a little bit of everything: lakes, passes, forests, rivers, and great views. As of Larch Lake from our campsite. The reflections were... Read More...

Armstrong & Arnold Peaks

by Andy Dappen The German was headed into the Pasayten Wilderness for several days of hiking; I was coming out after a blitzkrieg weekend of peak bagging. We stood alongside the trail comparing notes... Read More...

Old Blewett Pass

  The iconic "hair pin turn" along Old Blewett Pass Highway. Photo by Mark Shaffer. ATTRACTIONS: This ride offers beautiful views, and riding Old Blewett Pass Highway is kind of like mountain biking... Read More...