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Day 1: Chris drove us to the trailhead
Taken: Sep 15, 2011
Day 1: Grinning at Rainy Pass
Taken: Sep 14, 2011
Day 1: Black Peak across Hwy. 20
Day 1: Nancy is impressed by how high we've gotten already
Day 1: climbing toward Cutthroat Pass
Day 1: looking back - we crossed the tiny snowfield seen far below
Day 1: at Cutthroat Pass, Liberty Bell Mt. in the distance
Day 1: Nancy studies the map. We are about to take the wrong trail.
Day 1: Did we mention the flowers?
Day 1: descending toward Granite Pass
Day 1: we will camp where the trail disappears into the fold in the mountains
Day 1: looking back toward Granite Pass
Day 1: We camped in this meadow
Day 2: looking back toward camp
Day 2: David at Methow Pass
Day 2: the Golden Horn
Day 2: trail building was difficult in spots
Day 2: more nice trailside rocks
Day 2: glacier-carved valley with burn
Day 3: morning in camp on Brush Creek
Day 3: beaver pond on Brush Creek
Day 3: getting high again.
Day 3: Nancy looks at a patch of lupine. It sprinkled a bit that day.
Day 3: more lupine. They were so dense all along the trail that it smelled like a perfume factory.
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