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Alan Majchrowicz: Solitude and Wildflowers

Recently I made a five-day backpacking trip to one of my all-time favorite areas in the North Cascades—Image Lake, located high on Miner’s Ridge in the Glacier Peak Wilderness. For me, this is one of the classic views of mountains and lakes in the Northwest, rivaled only by a few other spots such as Picture Lake/Mount Shuksan and Tipso Lake/Mount ... Read More »

Glacier Rescue on Ruth Mountain: A Survivor’s Story

Story by Jefferson L. Morriss Photos by Jefferson L. Morriss and Anthony Fiorillio   Blackness. The feeling of something wet streaming down from my head. Cold all around me. Bleak, indistinguishable forms starting to move near me. Consciousness starting to wake me. Where was I? You hear about people falling into crevasses, but I never thought I’d experience one firsthand. It ... Read More »