A few weeks ago I headed out to see the larches of the Stuart Range show their fall colors. We hiked from Colchuck Lake to Snow Lake’s parking lot. 20 miles. My knees didn’t enjoy it, but I certainly did. Washington isn’t known like Colorado for fall colors, but the goods just hide in the high alpine. A bit of muscle power is required, but larches put on quite the show.
Here’s a recap of the WildSnow posts for the week of October 12th thru October 17th, 2015:
Louie Dawson earned his Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from Western Washington University in 2014. When he’s not skiing Mount Baker or somewhere equally as snowy, he’s thinking about new products to make ski mountaineering more fun and safe.