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VinnyW Erik  Sucess!


Our new local peak. First took Erik up there within first month in Washington- he was 1.5 years old. Nice hike - we are a little slower now that he and Owen want to walk.
Posted Mar 2, 2011 2:54 am

belowfellowPilchuck  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008


a nice, short hike to a great vantage point.
Posted Feb 16, 2011 4:15 pm

Josh LewisFirst Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2005

Josh Lewis

This was my first summit ever which I got to the top in winter at Sunset. Good times, good times.
Posted Jan 12, 2011 1:54 am

MachSixPilchuck  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2010


Fun ski off the N aspect with decent coverage
Posted Dec 22, 2010 11:27 am

MtnDoserCouple times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2008


very nice
Posted Dec 11, 2010 9:15 pm

breauxtrahnIn Snow is awesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2007


First time in the snow is great, you can shortcut directly across the slope. In '09 did it with a few friends after the snow was gone. The trail is fairly awesome I suppose.
Posted Dec 8, 2010 9:36 pm

LuminousAphidGreat Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2010


No 001, personal summit log.

Do this hike multiple times each year, great for training and it's closer to my house than anything else. Great views and environments near the top, and the Bathtub Lakes route is a hidden gem.

Personal best time: 1hr06min
Posted Nov 1, 2010 11:56 am

Dennis PoulinStandard Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2010

Dennis Poulin

Beautiful day and great views from the summit. Trail still had snow after the halfway point. Lots of hikers.
Posted Jul 19, 2010 10:39 pm

ArkitektPerfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2010


The first nice sunny day of the year was certainly the perfect occasion for a hike up Mt. Pilchuck. Gliders flew in the updrafts and the views were excellent. Still a lot of snow from about 4000 feet upwards.
Posted Jul 18, 2010 12:45 am

Dean2nd time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2010


Dennis Poulin and I went up and enjoyed a beautiful day. Lots of snow and lots of people that were hiking in tennis shoes (wet feet). Great views on the summit due to the clarity of the air.
Posted Jul 10, 2010 12:33 am

Vinnynew local mtn  Sucess!


done it a couple times with kids and without.
Everett Mountain Rescue just installed 'wrong way' signs off the trail to discourage hikers from getting sucked down Kelly creek drainage. http://everettmountainrescue.org/Home/tabid/149/Default.aspx
Posted May 27, 2010 4:24 pm

TimmyCOkay, there we go  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2010


After a few days of warmer temps, the ice softened up and the ascent was a lot easier. Saw a couple of solo gents, a skier, and a fellow with his enormous dog (Gunnar, the half-Lab, half-short haired collie), but they were it. Hung out in the lookout for lunch and tea, did some trash collecting, and headed down. Socked in all day until just above 4000' when we dropped below the cloud layer and could see the whole Sound and up into Canada. Lovely way to spend my birthday!
Posted May 24, 2010 8:31 pm

TimmyCRain down below, snow up top
Date Climbed: May 20, 2010


Headed up in pouring rain that turned to driving snow as we got higher. We were the only car in the lot, cuz everyone else was smart and stayed out of the weather. We, however, love weather and got a lot of it. Lots of new, dryish snow up past 4000ft; no slide danger, but it's slick on top of the consolidated layer. Too icy at the final ridge to continue to the lookout, so we turned back with plans to try again on Monday (with crampons). Lovely day despite the ugly (fun!) spring conditions.
Posted May 20, 2010 8:15 pm

Boonie11st on the loop.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2010


My 1st hike on the loop and it won't end here.
Out w/great company, top of the list favorite.
Posted Apr 21, 2010 8:45 pm

DustyDeb9Lots of spring snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2010


Lots of deep soft snow, snowshoes highly recommended. Beautiful, clear, warm day. 3rd time up this winter. Great climb.
Posted Apr 20, 2010 12:56 am

Mike LewisNice family outing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2005

Mike Lewis

I hiked up to this summit with my little brother (back when he was smaller than me) and my parents. It was a fun outing except that I had to give my little bro some plastic bags for socks (there was lots of snow up top) as he was wearning sneakers. Oh, memories.
Posted Mar 15, 2010 11:01 pm

beaudaddy85Been there, done that!!!  Sucess!


Close to Home, good, easy after work hike... Amazing views for such an easy hike if your in average shape... Be prepared for Hordes of people of all walks of life...
Posted Jan 27, 2010 8:44 pm

fzteBeautiful Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2009


Climbed on an awesome clear winter day with hard/icy snow conditions. The beginning of the trail was a frozen stream and I fell pretty hard a couple times on the way back down. Used crampons and axes higher up on the mountain. Following the summit ridge was a bit nerve-wracking being a rookie but very rewarding in the end.
Posted Dec 20, 2009 3:10 am

RAdamsToo Many To Count  Sucess!


Started climbing Pilchuck in 1970. I like it best in the spring, as soon as you can get most of the way up the road. Go right up the old ski run. Great sliding on the way back down. Just be careful of the clifs below Little Pilchuck. Too many people get lost up there. If you haven't been there on a clear day, go back. A great 360 degree view and so close to the city.
Posted Nov 17, 2009 3:30 am

Bryan KPilchuck  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2006

Bryan K

Fun hike with a bit of leftover smow
Posted Oct 19, 2009 8:34 pm

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