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Brian JenkinsNice morning hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2015

Brian Jenkins

With Lunadog. Camped at DeRoux Campground about 20 feet from the trailhead. Started up about 6:15 am and summited about 8:30 am. Nice trail, no issues. Great views.
Posted Jun 8, 2015 12:32 pm

gimpilatorJohnson, Malcom, Koppen, DeRoux  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2015


4 peaks ridge traverse with Heather and Fletcher. We got rained and hailed on along the way.
Posted May 20, 2015 9:20 pm

EastKingFun hike with Bike Jr  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2008


Saw a storm off in the distance.
Posted Dec 27, 2014 10:20 am

Cascade Scrambler#2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2013

Cascade Scrambler

Bagged this summit as summit number 2/10 in a contest put on by Sahaptin Outfitters out of Cle Elum. Arrived to the TH after an early work day, and had the trail to myself. No snow until a couple hundred feet below the Koppen/De Roux saddle. Lost the trail at times beyond the saddle; had to kick steps up a sheer 15 foot vertical wall to gain the ridge towards the summit. The summit proper was dry; signed the register. I did meet one guy who came up after me who remarked he thought my steps up the snow wall were nuts until he too couldn't find a way around, then he followed my steps. Nice!

Views were gorgeous; I had planned on bagging De Roux also, but as I got started very late, I didn't have the time. Next time...
Posted Nov 30, 2013 9:18 pm

Snidely WhiplashDone with DeRoux  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007

Snidely Whiplash

Made it after throwing my back out on first attempt.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 3:10 pm

CzechMarkNice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012


Went up with my girlfriend and a close friend of mine. Gorgeous views of the Stuart Range, Mt Daniel, and the Cascade Crest. Lots of butterflies on the summit.
Posted Jul 23, 2012 1:26 pm

ericwillhiteA nice trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012


Always nice to have a trail to the top. Did this during big day doing High Esmeralda, DeRoux, Koppen, Malcolm & Johnson. Koppen Mountain Trip Report
Posted Jun 19, 2012 11:36 am

bikejrKoppen Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


Climbed with Eastking. A great destination/short hike when the I-90 corridor is shadowed in rain.
Posted Nov 12, 2011 11:24 pm

Dan WinterFirst Snow Dump  Sucess!

Dan Winter

I did this with a foursome of good friends.Our original plan was Esmeralda but with a forecast of snow and high winds we opted for this. There was snow from the start with a foot and a half of fresh snow near the top. The winds stayed calm and we even had a few sunbreaks on and near the summmit. A great day!
Posted Oct 27, 2010 2:21 pm

DoehleGreat Views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2010


Nice hike with really rewarding views of the whole Teanaway region
Posted Aug 16, 2010 1:43 pm

lidijagrazulisVia Johnson Creek/Medra Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2010


Four tricky creek crossings down low, though none was too deep. Patchy snow started just below Medra Pass, making routefinding a little challenging at times. Amazing views from the peak!
Posted Jun 14, 2010 3:17 pm

vermeerDid it with Iron  Sucess!


Just a walk-up with great views.
Posted Jul 25, 2009 10:37 pm

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