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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2012 11:16 pm 
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The Pub Czar
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Location: too far from a pint.
This is Tumwater Mountain, elevation 4,480'-ish: http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=16421
It's the hill that shelters Leavenworth, or the hill above Castle Rock; take your pick.

Speaking of taking your pick, here are three equivalently concise trip reports:

TR #1:
(Describing the trip later that night)
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Me: It was a relief to wade through the patches of Devil's Club, because the soft leaves didn't hurt as much as the slide alder & shattered blowdowns. I tried making shin-guards out of bark, but they wouldn't stay in my socks.
Some Jerk: *laughs* Y'all been Cascaded!


TR #2:
Back at the car:
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TR #3:
From the summit of Icicle Ridge the next day:
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I have had lousier days out, but I haven't summitted a lousier peak in at least 5 years.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:28 am 
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Cap'n Wingspan
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Looks like a total shit climb, but I like your style on the TR. +1 for creativity


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:12 pm 
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The 11th Essential
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Gnarly bushwhack wounds.
I think the suffering serves to further enhance your already sharp sense of humor, so thank you for the laugh!


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