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triyodaAlone in the Wilderness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2014


Spent the night at Caroline lake with no company and then to the summit solo. So quiet.
Posted Oct 7, 2014 2:17 am

Snidely WhiplashUnbelievably Hot  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2002

Snidely Whiplash

Our first day in was 101 degrees in Leavenworth. Amazed we didn't collapse from the heat.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 12:35 am

olygtx06summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009
Posted Sep 22, 2012 12:39 pm

jacobsmithCashmere Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011


An excellent class 3-4 scramble, definitely one of the better in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Camped at Eightmile Lake and went up the peak in the afternoon with two partners, both of whom turned around at Little Caroline Lake.
Posted Sep 16, 2012 12:30 pm

leftfieldNorth Ridge we think  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2012


We followed footsteps and cairns and summited via the north ridge. When the cairns ran out we just used our sense and were on the summit shortly thereafter. Beautiful day! Great peak!
Posted Jul 27, 2012 7:02 pm

gimpilatorCashmere Rocks!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012


A very enjoyable scramble. The views of The Enchantments make this climb gorgeous. I believe the short class 4 moves can be avoided if you take time to look around. My 27th Bulger Peak.

Posted Jul 16, 2012 1:01 am

RedwicOne Of The Year's Best Outings!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012


This was a great all-around alpine experience with a great partners (Adam, Greg, Jacob). We choose wisely for our destination, as much of Washington was having thunderstorms and we had great weather conditions. The hike took 10 hours roundtrip (5h20m to summit, 40m at summit, 4h0m to car). Highly recommended peak!!!
Posted Jul 16, 2012 12:29 am

dan-oNice Ski/Scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2012


Caught a beautiful February day!
Posted Apr 18, 2012 1:06 pm

HiTA long day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2010


My second successful climb on the Bulger list. I found this to be a very easy hike although a long one.
Posted Dec 30, 2010 3:57 pm

breauxtrahnjust after 1st snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008


Nice layer of powdery snow everywhere made the class three steps on the backside a little tricky.
Posted Dec 8, 2010 10:00 pm

SwithichGreat Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2008
Scrambled the peak via the Windy Pass route hiking along the ridgeline. My friend and I scrambled under the two lower summits South of the true summit block allowing us to reach the saddle at just under 8000 ft. There are four "false summits" and the real summit on the summit block. If you are at the saddle, the true summit is on the opposite side from you (aka the North side of the summit block). It is the very last summit you would come to. I didn't realize this. There is a class 3 scrambling route (ridge and talus climb) on the North-West side of the summit block. Take the extra time and find this route (my buddy and I found it on the way down). If you try to summit earlier, you will have a class 4 scramble, and you will still have to traverse around the false summits to get over to the true summit. Also the last, 15 to 20 feet or so of the false summit (or at least the 3 of the 4 I tried before the true summit) are strictly climbing (In my opinion). The true summit, however, has an easy class 3 ridgeline finish or a slightly scary but easy class 4 gully finish (since we were traversing from the south we used the gully). Overall it was a great peak. Hard work, but the view of the Cascades (all of them from Mt. Baker to the far north and Mt. Ranier to the south) is breathtaking, not to mention the Birdseye view of the Enchantments. It doesn't get much better than this.

We started at 9:00 A.M. and reached the summit at 4:36 P.M. then camped in the basin below the ridge and used a shortcut through the basin to get back out (it gets really windy on the ridge after about 6:00 P.M.) after spending the night in the basin.

It was a good day.

Note: Even in mid-July there was a significant amount of snow (at last count we traversed 12 snowfields I believe) so be prepared. An ice axe would be comforting in some situations. Keep your eyes up and watch for rockfall. Also, give yourself ample time to get down. Packs are a nuisance on the loose talus/scree so ditch them or set up a high camp.
Posted Aug 9, 2010 4:50 am

ericwillhiteNice scramble


My dog made it! (But FYI,no dogs allowed)
Posted Sep 3, 2009 3:53 am

Casey BatesTricky Scramblin'  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

Casey Bates

Read the post below from 'hereandthere'. There are many false summits and the true summit is really hard to find. Be prepared to keep traversing east from the last saddle before the true scrambling starts a bit further than you might think. Beware of loose rocks and exposure. It is a good thing that this mountain does not get a whole lot of traffic because lots of rockfall could mean sketchy conditions on a crowded day.

Climbing from Windy pass is a great route. Beautiful views in an amazing area.
Posted Jun 22, 2009 1:05 am

SwithichRe: Tricky Scramblin'
Hereandthere was a defunct account I had. I recently recovered access to it and moved the climbing logs over. I have copied the same info above on my new accounts climber log entry.

Just an fyi for everyone as the "post below" will be disappearing soon.
Posted Aug 9, 2010 4:52 am

dysctiLong and fun day hike in July  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006


Left the house at 5:20am and began hiking on 8 Mile Trail 3 hours later. I took off across the slopes before reaching Windy Pass and gained the ridge at the final notch before the summit push. I didn't traverse far enough before ascending the gullies and went up to a couple false summits before finally reaching the real one at 1:15pm. It was bug city up there, counted ~20 ladybugs on the top rock and about twice as many flies. My dad made it to the last highpoint on the west ridge before running out of steam and turning around. This was probably the toughest scramble I've done to date (not really saying much). It was a great trip and a nice dayhike if you keep a fairly quick, steady pace.
Posted Jul 10, 2006 6:40 pm

younkinRoute Climbed: around the west side an up the north face Date Climbed: 1969, 1973  Sucess!


this was one of my first mountains, you get a wonderful view of the cascades....
Posted Dec 1, 2005 1:13 am

diceyRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: July 10, 2005  Sucess!
via windy pass
Posted Sep 4, 2005 1:01 pm

MoniRoute Climbed: west ridge Date Climbed: May 9 1977  Sucess!


With Fred and Rick. Very snowy and nasty.
Posted Nov 15, 2003 8:31 am

D SmithRoute Climbed: Lake Caroline Trail / West Ridge Date Climbed: September 27, 2003  Sucess!

D Smith

Reached summit at 3:50. Would have been a perfect day were it not for smoke from a fire in the Ingall's Creek area. When we reached the summit, the view of Stuart, Colchuck, & the Enchantments area was completely obscured by smoke. Other than that, the weather was perfect.

Had to hike the last bit from Little 8 Mile in pitch darkness...bad timing on our part.
Posted Sep 28, 2003 12:29 pm

Fred SpickerRoute Climbed: W Ridge / N side Date Climbed: 8 May 1977  Sucess!

Fred Spicker

Climbed with Monica Spicker & Rick Johnson. A stormy cold day with about a foot of new snow.
Posted Jul 25, 2002 4:53 pm

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