Daniel and Dip Top
12 hours 27 minutes
Cle Elum River Area
Heading up the Cathedral Pass Trail.
Our first look at Mount Daniel.
Randy scrambling the trail to Peggy's Pond.
Skiing up to the Hyas Creek Glacier, with Cathedral Rock in the background.
The summit of Mount Daniel.
Lindsay and Franklin on top of Mount Daniel.
Dropping off the top of Mount Daniel onto the Lynch Glacier.
Friendly turns on the Lynch Glacier.
Lynch Peak and Pea Soup Lake.
On Pea Soup Lake with Dip Top Peak.
Lindsay, Carla, Randy, and Sergio headed back to the cars, while Franklin and I headed up Dip Top.
Mount Daniel over Pea Soup Lake
Mount Hinman over Pea Soup Lake.
Heading up Dip Top.
The summit of Dip Top Peak.
The dip on the top of Dip Top Peak.
We glissaded down to the small glacier north of the Dip Top/Lynch col.
Following the skin track that the rest of the party set over the west ridge of Daniel.
Looking back on Dip Top Peak and Lynch Peak.
Skiing down the Hyas Creek Glacier towards Peggy's Pond.
My hiking shoes were not where I had stashed them on my way up. I ended up hiking back to the trail head in my ski boots. On my way down I apprehended every day hiker I could and accused them of taking my shoes, but none of them fessed up.
Copyright © 2004 Gabriel Deal.