North Cascades

westy

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After a dump truck hit-n-run changed my plan, an active burn in Glacier Wilderness decided to join the party and change it again. So I wound up in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Not a bad place to wind up. Days 1-2 were wet and cloudy, clearing completely by day 3 and on through day 5. I LOVE the forests of Washington ! They are without parallel that I have yet seen. I headed up East Fork Foss River to Necklace Valley, camping 2 nights in meadows because they were so darn cute, before getting high and finishing off at Tank Lakes for 2 more. Huckleberries and blueberries were plentiful and delicious down low, but the blackberries ? boysenberries ? were too tart and bitter.

Typical trail.
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The mossy wall.
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Creek xing.
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Portal to the upside down.
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Creek.
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Public shelter, not very well maintained inside though.
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Rock under flowing water.
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Home for 2 nights.
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Lake Al-let.
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Locket Lake.
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Shoreline.
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Clearing over meadows.
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Getting high.
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Glacier Peak in distance.
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Tank Lakes home.
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Williams Lake below Summit Chief and Overcoat Peaks.
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Horrible pic of foggy sunrise from camp.
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Cloud river.
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out.
 

Mike K

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Wow...that is some spectacular scenery indeed! I wished I lived closer to be able to experience it like you did.
 
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