1 Jul 2002 - 10:23:33 PM
Yesterday, I hiked up Mt. Dickerman with Sim and Jill. Pretty good hike, except there were all sorts of low clouds around, blocking out the 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains at the summit. Small wisps of neighboring peaks and valleys drifted in and out of view, teasing us with what we would've been able to see if the weather had been nice. The good thing, though, was the clouds and intermittent rain kept away the crowds -- we had the mountain mostly to ourselves.
The nearby Mt. Pilchuck trail, which Sim hadn't yet hiked, ended up being closed down that afternoon because of a bear cub eating hikers or something like that. So, yeah, good thing we went to Dickerman, instead.
On the way back down to the trailhead, Sim listed off the peaks he'd so far reached this year, which got me thinking about my own list. Came out to twelve summits on seven peaks, which made me feel pretty good about myself. Here's the list: