The view southwest from the...

The view southwest from the summit to an approaching snow shower on July 2, 2005: 1 -- Freds Mountain; 2 -- Van Peak; 3 -- Bald Mountain; 4 -- Sheep Mountain; 5 -- Pt. 7685; 6w -- Amphitheater Mountain, west summit. Upper and Lower Cathedral Lakes are also visible.


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Saintgrizzly - Jan 1, 2006 12:28 am - Voted 10/10

Freds Mountain...?

OUR very own Fred? (By the way--nice picture!)


Klenke - Jan 1, 2006 2:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Freds Mountain...? missed what I put in this caption.


Klenke - Jan 1, 2006 2:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Freds Mountain...?

And then, remember this commentary?


Klenke - Jan 1, 2006 11:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Freds Mountain...?

Actually it's from before Mr. Beckey's time (if there is such a thing) and is an appellation attributable to Lage Wernstedt (that is my recollection, anyway). Wernstedt named many of the peaks in the North Cascades and especially the Pasayten. Harry Majors knows the answer for sure. In my documents from Harry the following are known:

Lage's son's name was Frederick Lago Wernstedt.

But Freds Mountain is not labeled on Lage's 1924-25 field map, although nearby Peepsight Mountain is labeled.

Lage married Adelie "Dot/Dottie" Wilcox (our Dot Mountain) in 1919, so Frederick may not have been born by 1925.

There is also a Freds Lake (son) and Lake Doris (daughter) near Osceola Peak.

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