Summiting one of the more difficult day hikes in North Cascades, we were rewarded at Mt Pugh’s peak with 360 view of all the major mountains in the PNW: Mt Baker, Shuksan, White Chuck, North Cascades, Glacier, Sloan Peak, and Rainier.
Wow!! It has been a while since we’ve discovered a hike that wowed us like this, especially in the Snoqualmie region….
When I decided to move to Seattle seven years ago, many friends talked admiringly about the beautiful geography around here: Puget Sound and Olympic National Park to the west, Lake Washington and North Cascades to the east, Mt. Rainier to the south, Vancouver to the north. But where is Mt Baker?
Imagine a pool of black water on the peak of a white granite mountain. This beautiful place is in the heart of Washington State on the edge of North Cascades. Follow us on this amazing hike.
High Divide Loop is an 18 mile hike in the heart of Olympic National Park. It goes through a variety of terrains and you get to experience several ecosystems going through this hike. Come join our adventure!