Last Updated: September 17, 2023



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  • Caltha Peak - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Beauty Peak - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Markhor-Needle Traverse & Flatiron - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Conway Peak - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Green Mountain/Pk 2200 - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Mount Brew (Whistler) - hike/scramble (September 2022)
  • Mount Barbour - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Mount Gillespie - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Cougar Mountain - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Barn Bluff (Red Wing, MN) - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Mount Steele - hike/snowshoe (November 2022)
  • American Mountain (attempt), Hunter Lookout - hike/snowshoe (November 2022)
  • Belcarra Mountain - hike/scramble (November 2022)
  • Oyster Dome - hike/scramble (November 2022)
  • Mount Thom & Cilliwack Mountain/Hillkeep - hike/scramble (December 2022)
  • Frenchman Mountain (Las Vegas, NV) - hike/scramble (January 2023)
  • Rolley Peak/Lookout - hike/scramble (January 2023)
  • Round Mountain - ski tour (February 2023)
  • Blowdown Peak - ski tour (February 2023)
  • Silverdaisy Mountain - ski tour (March 2023)
  • Spearhead Glacier/Husume Coulior - ski tour (March 2023)
  • Cowboy Ridge/Peak 2026 - ski tour (April 2023)
  • Slahanay Peak - hike/scramble (April 2023)
  • American Mountain & Mount Lincoln - hike/snowshoe (May 2023)
  • Mount Mclean Attempt, Red Rock Trail, Dragons Back Trail - hike/scramble (May 2023)
  • Stawamus Chief (South, Middle & North) - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Flint & Feather - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Goat Ridge (Squamish) - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Grouty/Mortar Peaks - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Pebble-to-North Creek Traverse incl. Pebble, Thiassi, Wesley & Sugus - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Mount Truax - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Blackcomb Buttress - rock climb (July 2023)
  • Whitecap Peak - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Mount Hanover - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • The "Long Traverse" incl. Long, Tynemouth, Arrowhead, Tabletop & Anemone - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • Armchair Traverse - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • Snowspider Mountain - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Mount Trorey - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Macleod Peak - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Ben Lomond - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Mount Killam & Gambier Island - hike/scramble (September 2023)

*As of 09/24/2023


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Conditions - Mountain, Snow, Surf, Weather & Roads

Mountain Info & Forecasts

    
Mt. Baker - Mt. Baker climbing reports.

    Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest - Alerts and Conditions.

    Bivouac.com - The Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia.

    Cairn Publishing - Matt Gunn's Vancouver area backcountry ski and scrambles site.

    CascadeClimbers.com - The pacific northwest climber's resource. Trip reports, bulletin boards & more.

    ClimbingWashington.com - Washington's "100 highest mountains." Photos & factual information.

    ClubTread.com - British Columbia based online community dedicated to the outdoors.

    Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.

    HikeInVan.com - For people passionate about hiking (in Vancouver).

    Mount Hood - Mt Hood climbing conditions.

    Mount Hood National Forest - General information and links.

    MCR Reports - Canadian Rockies conditions by the ACMG.

    Mountain Project - The premier resource for the climbing and mountaineering community.

    National Forest Image Map - Links to all National Forests.

    North Cascades National Park - Climbing Conditions.

    North Cascades National Park - NPS Site (includes park map).

    Olympic National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.

    Outdoor Vancouver - Vancouver's trusted hiking resource since 2008.

    Mount Rainier - Climbing & route conditions report.

    Mount Rainier National Park - NPS Site (includes park map).

    Mount Rainier National Park - Road Status.

    SummitPost.org - Good info & photos on mountains the world over.

    Vancouver Trails - Vancouvers hiking resource.

    Washington Trails Association - Trail conditions & reports.

    Wenatchee Outdoors - "Local" climbing, ski and biking conditions and reports.

    Wenatchee National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.

Ocean & Coast

    
Magicseaweed.com - Surf forecasts and conditions.

    WestportCam.com - Good live shot of the "cove" & general Westport information.

Weather & Roads

    
atmos.washington.edu - U of W weather forecast discussion, detail, context etc.

    atmos weather loops - Focus on Pacific states.

    atmos weather loops - Focus on Pacific Coast from Gulf of Alaska to Baja.

    Environment Canada - Canada's Weatheroffice.

    MeteoBlue - Weather * Close to You.

    Mountain Forecast - Mountain weather forecasts for mountains around the world.

    NOAA Seattle - Seattle's national weather service.

    SpotWX - Spot weather forecast, meteorology, weather, grib data.

    Windy.com - Weather radar, wind and waves forecast for all comers.

    WSDOT - Washington State Department of Transportation.

Backcountry & Snow

    
Avalanche.ca - The Canadian Avalanche Association Bulletins.

    Dolomiti Superski - Will it dump before I leave for my biennial Xmas in the Dolomites?

    NW Weather & Avalanche Center - Weather and Snowpack information.

    Turns All Year - Year round backcountry skiing, reports & conditions.

    Whistler-Blackcomb - When's my next powder day?

Web Cams

Roads & Mountain

    
BC Highways - View highway conditions, traffic, and weather information at a glance.

    Glacier Peak - View of Glacier from Queen Anne Hill in Seattle.

    Mount Hood - Variety of cameras around Mount Hood.

    Leavenworth - Downtown Leavenworth in all its glory.

    North Cascades - Upper Skagit Valley as viewed from Marblemount.

    North Cascades - View from Visitor Center in Newhalem, looking northwest.

    Olympic National Park - Four different cams in ONP.

    Oregon Dept. of Transportation - Custom camera pages, statewide.

    Mount Rainier - Numerous cams within MRNP.

    WA Passes - All highway pass cams in WA State.

Ski Area

    Alpental - Various cams at The Summit ski area.

    Crystal Mountain - Six different cams around the resort.

    Mount Hood - Meadows slideshow cam.

    Mount Hood - Three Timberline cams.

    Mission Ridge - Four cams around the resort.

    Whistler Blackcomb - Numerous cams for both mountains.

Gear & Guides

Climbing

    
BackcountryGear.com - "Equipment for the body, escape for the soul"

    BackcountryStore.com - Good variety on gear. Ok on price.

    Pro Mountain Sports - Jim Nelson's climbing store located in the University District.

    Sierra Trading Post - Good prices on general outdoor gear.

Biking

    
Bike Nashbar.com - Good deals on a wide selection of bike parts.

    Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - Washington States largest mountain bike advocacy and trail building group.

    JensonUSA.com - Best price and selection.

    Methow Valley Sport Trails Association - Winthrop area MTB trail information.

    MTBR.com - Mountain bike & trail reviews, buy 'n sell. The definitive resource.

    NSMBA - North Shore Mountain Bike Associaton. Trails for all, trails forever.

    PinkBike.com - Bike forum, buy/sell and more.

    Trailforks - Never get lost in the woods again.

Personal Pages, Blogs & Reports

Backcountry/Mountaineering/Peakbagging

    
Alpenglow Gallery - Lowell Skoog's photography and ski mountaineering chronicles in Washington's Cascades.

    Cascade Classics - Classic ski descents, whitewater kayaking and a bit of climbing here and there.

    Cascade Climber - The adventures of Loren and Jens, good climbs and insightful stories.

    Cascade Crusades - Continues in the spirit of Cascade Classics, but with poetic sensibilities. Excellent photos!

    Coast Backcountry - Author Matt Gunn's climbing and skiing blog.

    Eric's Base Camp - Dedicated to mountaineering and backcountry skiing. Eric and I enjoyed many climbs together.

    John Scurlock - Amazing aerial photography of the North Cascades and beyond!

    Kyle Miller - Find out where Kyle Miller is. Splitboarding, full time, anywhere and everywhere.

    Rhinoclimbs - The Life and Climbs of Northwest climbing legend John Roper.

    Rich So's Blog - Selected Coast Mountain scrambles.

    Steven's Peak-bagging Journey - Coast Mountains, Canadian Rockies and more.

    Trail Cat Jim - Jim Brisbine's Blog, Cascades and beyond.

Miscellaneous

Maps & Topos

    
Acme Mapper - Alt-Print Screen is mighty helpful.

    CalTopo - Save to PDF, upload to your smartphone and off you go!

Web

    Plesk - Control Panel

    Horde - WebMail

    Cloudash - CWH Account



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