Whatcom and Slesse from Challenger

Kevin Gibson at about 7600 feet, approaching the summit pyramid of Challenger on a perfect morning.

August, 1986

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lcarreau

lcarreau - Oct 12, 2008 11:17 am - Voted 10/10

The skies don't get

no better for the PAC NW - this is alpine
travel at its finest!!!

Eric Sandbo

Eric Sandbo - Oct 12, 2008 7:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Yup.

It was. Cool, but blindingly spectacular. The day before, the valleys were clear; we watched them fill in that night, in a beautiful cloudfall through Perfect Pass.


And to top it off, the next night we camped on warm, dry sand down in the cirque. It was as soft as on any beach.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Oct 12, 2008 7:20 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Yup.

I thought you were going to say:
It was as SOFT as a baby's butt!
Awesome!!!
- Larry of AZ

mkpatrick

mkpatrick - Sep 4, 2009 3:11 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice

Killer area, honestly, one of my favs. I backpacked up to tapto a few years ago. Its about time to go back and do some climbing.

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