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Devils Dome Loop

Devils Dome Loop

We climbed up and up, the vistas unfolding, the massive glaciered crag of Jack Mountain – the “King of the Skagit” – revealing itself close enough to touch, the Picket Range and Mount Baker gathering up the thunder clouds on their crests to the far west. This is what calls me to the wilderness, the power to amaze and dwarf my mind and re-awaken my sense of wonder. Our little group spread out across the top of Devil’s Dome to turn around and around and around – no way to capture the breadth and depth of it.

by October 14, 2013 0 comments Trails
A Devilish Night on Devils Dome

A Devilish Night on Devils Dome

I immediately woke my two companions and let them know that they needed to get up, get dressed, get out of the tent and give me a hand. At first they were both saying, “why don’t you just put on the rain fly and get back in, go back to sleep…” and I replied that if they stayed in the tent that they would miss the lightning show. That provided sufficient motivation and they were soon out of the tent, looking at the skies.

by August 6, 2012 0 comments Fireside, Trails