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Learning to Mountaineer

August 23, 2019

Now that the volcanic peaks of the Cascades are within reach, I’m excited to climb them. Photos from Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams.

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St. Helens Mt. Rainier from the rim of St. Helens

St. Helens 2 Atop St. Helens

hiking up Mt. Adams It’s a long way to the top

friends The boys

me Not candid at all

sunset Sunset from the lunch counter #1

sunset 2 Sunset from the lunch counter #2

lea happy to be back on a mountain Lea’s happy to be back in the crisp mountain air

sunrise start A beautiful sunrise was welcome, as we started in the dark

steep It’s steep up here

still steep And it feels like it goes on forever

view of hood Great views of Mt. Hood in the distance

Mt. Rainier from Mt. Adams Mt. Rainier from the summit of Mt. Adams

cool snow patterns Cool snow/ice patterns

lea and I at the summit We made it!

looking back Looking back

down we go Dazed

Written by Mike Guida who enjoys prolonged outdoor adventures and building stuff with software. Follow him on Twitter