Last Updated: May 21, 2024


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  • 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 (September 2023)
  • Lone Goat & Snow Camp Mountain - hike (September 2023)
  • Isollilock Peak - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Manson - Hatfield Traverse - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Gargoyles & Columnar Peak - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Opal Cone and Lava Glacier - hike (October 2023)
  • Park Butte (WA) - hike (October 2023)
  • Trappers Peak (WA) - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Rattlesnake Ledge (WA) - hike (November 2023)
  • Sauk Mountain (WA) - hike (November 2023)
  • Mount Daniel & Pender Hill (Sunshine Coast) - hike (November 2023)
  • Mount Dickerman (WA) - hike (November 2022)
  • Winter's End (Verona Peak) - hike/snowshoe (November 2023)
  • Dolomites (Italy) - snowboarding (December 2023)
  • Red Rock Canyon (NV) - hike (January 2024)
  • Flute & Oboe - split tour (February 2024)
  • Whistler misc. (Train Wreck, Loggers Lake, Shadow Lake etc.) - hike (February 2024)
  • Mount Underhill - hike (March 2024)
  • Bombtram Mountain - hike/snowshoe (March 2024)
  • Steep Peak - split tour (March 2024)
  • Ruby Mountain (WA) - hike/snowshoe (April 2024)
  • Blustry Mountain - hike (April 2024)
  • Sowerby Peak (Barr East) - hike (April 2024)
  • Picacho Peak (AZ) - hike (April 2024)
  • Kitt Peak Observatory (AZ) - (April 2024)
  • Mount Wrightson (AZ) - hike (April 2024)
  • Saguaro Nat'l Park (AZ) - April 2024)
  • Superstition Peak/Benchmark (AZ) - hike (April 2024)
  • Mount Humphreys (AZ) - hike (May 2024)
  • Petrified Forest Nat'l Park (AZ) - (May 2024)
  • Piestewa Peak (AZ) - hike (May 2024)

*As of 05/21/2024


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Mountain Info & Forecasts

Mt. Baker - Mt. Baker climbing reports.

    Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest - Alerts and Conditions. - The Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia.

    Cairn Publishing - Matt Gunn's Vancouver area backcountry ski and scrambles site. - The pacific northwest climber's resource. Trip reports, bulletin boards & more. - Washington's "100 highest mountains." Photos & factual information. - British Columbia based online community dedicated to the outdoors.

    Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts. - 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. - 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 - Surf forecasts and conditions. - Good live shot of the "cove" & general Westport information.

Weather & Roads - 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. - Weather radar, wind and waves forecast for all comers.

    WSDOT - Washington State Department of Transportation.

Backcountry & Snow - 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 - "Equipment for the body, escape for the soul" - 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.


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

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

    Methow Valley Sport Trails Association - Winthrop area MTB trail information. - Mountain bike & trail reviews, buy 'n sell. The definitive resource.

    NSMBA - North Shore Mountain Bike Associaton. Trails for all, trails forever. - Bike forum, buy/sell and more.

    Trailforks - Never get lost in the woods again.

Personal Pages, Blogs & Reports


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.


Maps & Topos

Acme Mapper - Alt-Print Screen is mighty helpful.

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


    Plesk - Control Panel

    Horde - WebMail

    Cloudash - CWH Account

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