Cashmere Mountain Climber's Log

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kronshage3

kronshage3 - Aug 11, 2018 6:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2018

Via West Ridge  Sucess!

As many have said, this is a long day. Not terribly hard, just long. Just over 17 miles with over 6500' of gain depending on how traverse the ridge. The route is entirely snow free. Rockfall was kinda bad, so helmet might be useful (though I was the only one with a helmet today). The class 3 scramble was trickier than expected. Make sure you ascend the correct gully to the summit spire. Look for cairns! Around half a dozen or so others probably made summit today. Certainly a nice break from the smoke and haze.

bigjoesmith - Jul 7, 2018 3:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2018

Summit REgister Missing?  Sucess!

Did the standard west ridge route. It was snow free and pretty much 3rd class to the summit. From the col, the trail heads to the north side, before it peters out in a plethora of choices. I think the key is to skip the first 2 or 3 possible gullies to the ridge line and to stay longer on the north side. I then picked a 3rd class gully/ramp system to the ridge, dropped over to the south side and finished entirely on the south side on easy 3rd class. So I only crossed the ridge once. 2/3 of the way I was on the north side before switching to the south side for the final third. Four hours round trip from Lake Caroline. Summit register was not to be found.

rtgomez90

rtgomez90 - May 21, 2017 4:39 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2015

Cashmere  Sucess!

Super long day!

ZakG

ZakG - Apr 26, 2017 8:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1996

Cashmere Sweater  Sucess!

Summited with Jason. Tiffany and Brian Garcia were with us, but didn't go all the way. On the way to Windy Pass, a marmot walked up to Jason on the trail and took a bite out of the toe of his boot. He kicked that little communist!

awilsondc

awilsondc - Aug 29, 2016 10:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2016

S gully up, W ridge down  Sucess!

Fantastic scramble! I did a loop route with Jake and it was awesome. I think the SE approach should become the standard route up, saves so many miles and it's a better scramble. Trip report here.

Jake Robinson

Jake Robinson - Aug 28, 2016 3:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2016

Via an alternate route  Sucess!

Did a very fun scramble up the south side, then descended standard route.

BooRadley

BooRadley - Jul 20, 2015 11:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014

I love this mountain!  Sucess!

One of my favorite summits in Washington. Awesome views of the Enchantments!

Josh Houser

Josh Houser - May 2, 2015 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2015

A good Choice  Sucess!

We went up via the Lake Victoria route which was a bit brushy, but acceptable. The North Route above the lake was decent. Summited just before sunset. Went down the standard route due to not wanting to go back through the brush. Pulled off three ticks that day.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Apr 7, 2015 1:18 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2015

via Lake Victoria   Sucess!

Went with josh and mike lewis. Schwacked to lake Victoria and climbed snow directly to the summit on the north face. Then descended to lake Caroline and hiked down the eightmile trail in the dark. Long day!

Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis - Apr 6, 2015 12:01 am Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2015

Lake Victoria/NW face  Sucess!

The non-scramble version with Josh Lewis and Matt Lemke. The best ALW summit I have done with the best view of the Enchantments by far. Approach to the lake was a * route but from the lake to the summit was ****. Great memorable snow-climb. Thanks Matt Lemke for taking us there. I look forward to the report. Here's a cheesy vid:

triyoda

triyoda - Oct 7, 2014 2:17 am Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2014

Alone in the Wilderness  Sucess!

Spent the night at Caroline lake with no company and then to the summit solo. So quiet.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Nov 11, 2013 12:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2002

Unbelievably Hot  Sucess!

Our first day in was 101 degrees in Leavenworth. Amazed we didn't collapse from the heat.

olygtx06 - Sep 22, 2012 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

summit  Sucess!

1x

jacobsmith

jacobsmith - Sep 16, 2012 12:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011

Cashmere Solo  Sucess!

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.

leftfield

leftfield - Jul 27, 2012 7:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2012

North Ridge we think  Sucess!

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!

gimpilator

gimpilator - Jul 16, 2012 1:01 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012

Cashmere Rocks!  Sucess!

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.

Redwic

Redwic - Jul 16, 2012 12:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012

One Of The Year's Best Outings!  Sucess!

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!!!

dan-o

dan-o - Apr 18, 2012 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2012

Nice Ski/Scramble  Sucess!

Caught a beautiful February day!

HiT

HiT - Dec 30, 2010 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2010

A long day  Sucess!

My second successful climb on the Bulger list. I found this to be a very easy hike although a long one.

breauxtrahn

breauxtrahn - Dec 8, 2010 10:00 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008

just after 1st snow  Sucess!

Nice layer of powdery snow everywhere made the class three steps on the backside a little tricky.

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