I find this landscape breathtaking! What about you ?
Ideally, I walked into my wardrobe and out on the trails immediately like in Narnia 🙂 Thanks Andy!
The North Cascade mountains in Washington State are rugged, lush, stark and colorful all at once.
Abundant rainfall creates fantastic meadows filled with wild flowers while at the same time sculpting the ridges and peaks into serrated knives of stone.
The two main entry ways into the North Cascades are the North Cascades Highway (Hwy 20) and the Mount Baker Highway (Hwy 542)
While there are a few places, such as Artist Point (located at the end of Hwy 542) and Washington Pass (the highest point along Hwy 20) where you can drive to see the scenery, most of the time a trip here involves hiking.
Along these two byways there are many side roads leading to trail heads that take you…
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