Exposed Summit

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Baldy, WA (between Ellensburg and Yakima), April 2019

Summit: 
W7W/CW-095

A rainy weekend in Western, WA led me to look for options on the Eastern side.  Tim (KG7EJT) had done Baldy a week prior, and looked like a great option.  

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Patterson Mountain, WA April 2019

Summit: 
W7W/OK-275

After the North Cascades Highway opened, enjoyed taking a mid-week day to activate this summit near Winthrop, WA.  Spring is a great time as temperatures were in mid-60's, there was no snow, and some flowers were blooming.  Both WTA and AllTrails have great trail information, and links are provided below.  Trailhead is located about 15 minutes (7.8 miles) from main 4-way stop in Winthrop.  Boatlaunch & Trailhead parking is at the Northeast corner of Patterson Lake, and a Discover pass is required for parking at the boat launch.

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Tolmie Peak

Summit: 
W7W/RS-035

It took me 2 days to get my 4 contacts at Tolmie Peak. I drove an hour and a half from Buckley, WA down HI 162 to Mowich lake. I then hiked the 2.9 miles past Lake Euclid to Tolmie Peak and experienced strong winds and driving rain to get heard. 

I bought my Rainier park pass on the way to Mowich lake and a Fee Stop, $20. 

There is clean water at Lake Euclid and while the rain is falling so are the streams. there were 2 waterfalls along the trail. 

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SOTA Activation of Silver King Mtn - AKA Crystal Mtn

Summit: 
W7W/RS-010

I Was 34 Years Old Again - SOTA Activation of Silver King Mtn - W7W/RS-010

 

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Goat Mountain, OR

Summit: 
W7O/WV-058

Goat Mtn is located southeast of Molalla. It is a radio comm site with numerous VHF antennas (+ other transmitters) on one tower at the summit.

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Huckleberry Mtn, OR

Summit: 
W7O/CM-071


A beautiful Fire Lookout on Huckleberry Mtn with great vistas of the Three Sisters.  Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy before the lookout becomes active for the summer.

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