Skyline Ridge Trail, September 16, 2011
We hiked up 1900 feet in 2 miles on the the steep Skyline Ridge Trail to reach an alpine meadow that offers stunning views of Mount Baker. Alas, Mount Baker was obscurred by clouds. It was very cold -- about 40 degrees on top at about 5900 feet of elevation. There was a carpet of wildflowers covering the meadow. Martin felt like singing "The Sound of Music", especially "Climb Every Mountain", but Mary gave him the are-you-nuts stare, and we just enjoyed the beautiful meadow and snow coverd mountains in quiet awe.Read More
Kathion September 19, 2011
1000 feet per mile is an amazing feat! Thanks for sharing your adventure!