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Lucas Earl #26730
(Seattle, Washington, United States)  
Napeequa River Headwaters and the Butterfly Glacier, Glacier Peak Wilderness,
WA (Sept. 2017)
I grew up in Vermont, so the first time I ever saw snow in the summer time was on Vancouver Island, on the highway to Tofino, in August 2002. Ever since then I've been intrigued by anyplace that's high enough up to have a snow or glacier in the warmer months. I've been fortunate to explore a few beautiful spots in BC, and since moving to Seattle have been exploring the Cascades as well (but nothing yet compares to the scenery of Salal Creek/Athelney Pass).

Happy to have stumbled across Bivouac years ago, and slowly attempting to enter trip reports a year or so late to expand the knowledge base.

Trip Reports Insert
72 2019.08.04 Attaining Mosquito Zen: 6 Days in the Slim Creek Headwaters
50 2016.09.10 Lilah v. Bear: Dayhike to Mount Dickerman
44 2016.09.05 Lake Ingalls/Longs Pass Lollipop
49 2016.08.13 Cascade Pass and Sahale Arm: 10 Years Later
47 2016.06.19 Melakwa Lake via Denny Creek
45 2016.06.04 Colchuck Lake via Stuart Lake Trail
43 2016.04.30 Proper Wilderness Stewardship on Teanaway Ridge
44 2016.04.09 An evening hike to Lake Serene
47 2016.02.20 Just part of the crowd on Mailbox Peak
43 2016.01.31 Mastering the Accidental Creek Plunge: Taylor River/Otter Falls Hike
42 2015.12.29 Snowshoe up the CPR Arrowsmith Trail
Feature Photos Insert
15 2019.08.06 Jehovah Peak telephoto from Tuber Hill
11 2019.08.06 Griswold S1 and Nichols Creek
8 2019.08.06 Glacier View Peak - NE slopes
12 2019.08.06 Mount Loes - SE Aspect
11 2019.08.06 White Cross Mountain from the northeast
9 2019.08.06 Bridge Peak and Glacier from Tuber Hill
11 2019.08.06 Tuber Hill and Glacier View Lake
8 2019.08.06 Loes volcanic plateau from Tuber Hill
12 2019.08.06 Glacier View Peak - NW Ridge from Tuber Hill
10 2019.08.06 Ochre Mountain from Tuber Hill
12 2019.08.06 Mount Wheatley - east side from Tuber Hill

Road/Trail Bulletins
0 2019.10.17 Upper section reopened NF-63
0 2019.08 Last damaged section slated to be repaired pending review NF-63
1 2019.09.06 Washout repaired NF-4052
3 2019.09.14 Hiked to Lower Ashland Lake, trail in good shape Ashland Lakes Trail
3 2019.09.14 Drove to Ashland Lakes Trailhead NF-4021-016
3 2019.09.14 Drove to NF-4021-016, potholes NF-4021
1 2019.09.14 Drove to jct with NF-4021, many potholes NF-4020
10 2019.08.04 Blocked beyond McParlon West Road (~km 31) Bridge River Main - Section 2
10 2019.08.04 Good condition, but blocked beyond McParlon Creek Bridge River Main - Section 1
3 2019.08.04 Still gated, seems likely to remain so for some time B16.5 Jamie Creek Main
1 2019.08.04 Good condition, especially north of the pass Hurley River Road

Equipment Reviews Insert

General Articles Insert

Discussions Insert
Kaskalwush Glacier - Similar events in the Pacific Northwest?
Using Peakfinder to help identify peaks?