North Cascades Copper Ridge Chilliwack River loop

Washington State

… the sight of Mt. Shuksan‘s tumultuous, glaciated north face will have you groping for adjectives to replace “awwwe-some” or “un-bee-lievable.” Even from a distance you have to crane your neck to take in all of the massive peak.

This remote, unroaded section of North Cascades National Park brims with private pleasures for anyone willing to strap on a pack and exert themselves: thick forests, wildflower-filled avalanche chutes, alpine tarns, and streams that look like milk, thanks to the glacial runoff. …

Backpacker

Ilya posted a trip report starting Sept 1, 2013.

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trail

tents

berries

valley

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