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It just does not get any better than this. Spring ski mountaineering camp near Tank Lakes

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Male, 55 years old

Seattle, Washington, United States

Power = 33 (Vote Weight = 60.74%)


Occupation: well, my *pre* occupation is mountains

Interests & attitude: I am based in Seattle, game to go most anywhere in the NW. Always interested in multi-day wilderness scrambling & moderate technical climbs, plus backcountry skiing. I like the remote and uncrowded, less-popular areas. Have considerable firsthand knowledge of the WA North Cascades backcountry. Some of the areas I favor and visit frequently:
The entire chunk of wilderness covered by the North Cascades National Park and Glacier Peak Wilderness, with a special emphasis on the crest of the Cascades from the Ptarmigan and Isolation Traverses, on up thru the Pickets, and the Chilliwacks at the head of Depot Creek; also the peaks around Fisher Creek, such as Logan, Arriva, Ragged Ridge. The Monte Cristos also get special mention. In the skiing department I am continuing to seek out new first multi-day traverses; this is the area where I feel I might be doing something original instead of following in others footsteps. For an example, see: http://www.justgetout.net/Wenatchee/post/Complete-ski-traverse-of-Chelan-Ridge

A Few Words: Others say it better than me:
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. ~Ludwig Börne
The Zen corner: ---The obstacle is the path. ~Zen Proverb ---Things are not what they seem; nor are they otherwise.
My email address: ccondie@seanet.com


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My Mountains & Rocks (5)
Fisher Peak (North Cascades)
Bacon Peak (North Cascades)
Sentinel Peak (Glacier Peak Wilderness)
Luahna Peak (Washington Top 100)
Mount Arriva (North Cascades)
My Routes (2)
Sloan Peak SE shelf (Sloan Peak)
Cadet Peak NE ridge (Cadet Peak)


My Plans
Jack Mountain north ridge (Jack Mountain -- Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 02, 2014)
Climber's Logs I've Signed (65)
Mountains & Rocks (57)
Cannon Mountain (WA) (Enchantments)
Sloan Peak (Washington 2000-ft Prominence Peaks)
Old Snowy Mountain (Goat Rocks (WA))
West McMillan Spire (Picket Range)
Gothic Peak (Mountain Loop Highway)
Goat Mountain (Mt. Baker Scenic Byway)
Eagle Rock (Wild Sky Wilderness)
Townsend Mountain (Wild Sky Wilderness)
Holy Cross, Mount of the (Colorado 14ers)
Navajo Peak (Indian Peaks (CO))
Cathedral Peak (Elk Mountains)
Missouri Mountain (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Oxford (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Belford (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Harvard (Colorado 14ers)
Snowmass Mountain (Colorado 14ers)
North Twin (Twin Sisters Range)
Mount Index (Washington 2000-ft Prominence Peaks)
Vesper Peak (Mountain Loop Highway)
Spark Plug Mountain (Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Mount Hinman (Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Big Snow Mountain (Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Silvertip Peak (Mountain Loop Highway)
Kyes Peak (North Cascades)
Graybeard Peak (Washington Top 100 Steepest Peaks)
Kololo Peaks (Glacier Peak Wilderness)
Pinnacle Mountain (Washington Top 100)
Saska Peak (Washington Top 100)
Cardinal Peak (Washington Top 100)
Sahale Mountain (Washington Top 100)
Mount Challenger (Picket Range)
Clark Mountain (Washington Top 100)
Mt. Ellinor (Olympic Range (WA))
Del Campo Peak (Washington 2000-ft Prominence Peaks)
The Brothers (Olympic Range (WA))
Snowking Mountain (Glacier Peak Wilderness)
Mount Formidable (Ptarmigan Traverse)
Snowfield Peak (Washington Top 100)
Amphitheater Mountain (Pasayten Wilderness)
Mount Saint Helens (Cascade Volcanoes)
Emerald Peak (Washington Top 100)
Mount Rahm (Washington Top 100)
Primus Peak (Washington Top 100)
Buck Mountain (Washington Top 100)
Mesahchie Peak (Washington Top 100)
Dragontail Peak (Enchantments)
Eldorado Peak (Washington Top 100)
Mount Logan (Washington Top 100)
Seven Fingered Jack (Washington Top 100)
Buckner Mountain (Washington County Highpoints)
Mount Fernow (Washington Top 100)
Mount Stuart (Washington Top 100)
Bonanza Peak (Washington County Highpoints)
Glacier Peak (Cascade Volcanoes)
Mount Baker (Cascade Volcanoes)
Mount Adams (Cascade Volcanoes)
Mount Rainier (Cascade Volcanoes)
Routes (8)
West Ridge (Forbidden Peak)
Lynch Glacier (Mount Daniel)
North slope (Little Annapurna)
Prusik Pass (Cannon Mountain (WA))
East Route (Fortress Mountain)
South Ridge (Black Peak)
Southwest Ridge (Mount Spickard)
West Gully (Mount Maude)

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