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DundeelDrive Up  Sucess!

Dundeel

Also did Larch. Clouds were high enough to let us see out to Yelm.
Posted Jan 8, 2011 3:57 pm

Mike LewisSock Eye Special  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 2, 2010

Mike Lewis

Easy walk up with difficult views.
Posted May 2, 2010 10:08 pm

ericnoelCapitol  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 18, 2005

ericnoel

Great View of Rainier with a low cloud level on this day. Otherwise this mtn sucked but it sucked quite quickly so that's not so bad.
Posted Apr 26, 2010 12:18 am

BearQueenThe summit was foggy and trashed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2010

BearQueen

wanted to do an easy hike with potentially good views so EastKing took me to Capital Peak down in the Black Hills near Olympia. Unfortunately the dirt road was not ideal for our older car but the car did make it. Also the peak was socked in only small openings through the clouds.

All I can say is that this peak is cell phone tower heaven and it is also heavily littered with beer cans and other garbage. Not exactly a thing of beauty but it was good to get out and get yet another summit.
Posted Jan 31, 2010 11:33 pm

ericwillhiteIn the clouds  Sucess!

ericwillhite

Must have been bad weather, don't remember much.
Posted Jan 4, 2010 9:41 pm

DeanLarch Mtn first  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2006

Dean

Sp member Bob and I first went to Larch Mtn and then walked up the gated road to the top of Capitol. We had some great views to the east and Mt. Rainier was worth the hike to the top of Capitol.
Posted Nov 21, 2009 7:35 am

RedwicNice Views! Many Towers!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2009

Redwic

Snowfall during the two days prior to my visit made the forest roads very slick and interesting for my little vehicle. The snowbound road conditions worsened near the parking area. A nice short walk up the summit road. A LOT of communications towers. Even on a foggy day, I was able to see Mount Rainier in the distance.
Posted Nov 17, 2009 2:40 am

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