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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 10:59 am 
If you are staying in Winthrop, Leavenworth, and Stehekin what daily hikes do you recommend? It’s going to be over 100 degrees in those areas when we arrive. frown.gif

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 11:03 am 
North aspects, and an early start.

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 12:19 pm 
Perseid viewing night hikes!

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 12:43 pm 
Bring on the meltdown! My Glacier Peak circumambulation starts in 3 weeks!

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 12:49 pm 
zimmertr wrote:
Bring on the meltdown! My Glacier Peak circumambulation starts in 3 weeks!

I've never heard of anyone swimming all the way around Glacier Peak before, this is going to be an epic FKT!

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 1:07 pm 
If I were in Leavenworth in anything much over 100 degrees, I'd probably hike to the Sausage Garten for beers.

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 5:54 pm 
We will take to the lakes and forests.

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 6:21 pm 
We went up Andrews Creek last week when it got hot, and not surprisingly, the further up we got out of the valley, the more tolerable the temperature became. We camped at Andrews Pass and it was at least 15 degrees cooler, with very few mosquitoes thanks to a breeze. If you stay down low, the mosquitoes will be quite bad, so maybe driving up Highway 20 to some of the higher elevation trailheads would be more pleasant. Regardless, bring good bug protection, because they will really be on a rampage this weekend! bug.gif

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 6:26 pm 
Hike a river. And what I mean by that... is in it.


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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 7:13 pm 
Get up into the high country. I was up in the Spider Gap / Lyman Lakes area during last year's heat wave and it wasn't all that bad up high.

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PostThu Jul 21, 2022 11:58 pm 
Just gotta go harder. Just gotta put your head down in said HEAT and just compete! Gotta COMPETE hard in said heat. It's a can you handle this type situation out there in said HEAT. Can you remain RELEVANT in said heat!!!!!

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PostFri Jul 22, 2022 9:04 am 

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PostFri Jul 22, 2022 9:37 am 
Tough break, that; I'm sorry.

For Winthrop,

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  • ook at Scatter Creek to Scatter Lake (Twisp River Road area). It's relatively steep, but starts in the forest; leads to a pretty hanging valley, then a final thrust up to the lake.
  • Check Wolf Creek to Gardner Meadows (Wolf Cr Road just out of Winthrop). Pretty forest and meadows, and through an old burn, so .... there will be a point where you're in the open.
  • Short trip to Black Lake for a swim....? That area burned so beyond the lake won't be fun
  • I'll toss in Driveway Butte out of the Klipchuck campground , and Cutthroat Pass from Cutthroat Lake both trailheads east of Washington Pass; Driveway Butte is an old burn so may not be a great choice; Cutthroat Pass is at the PCT, so it's nice; continue on to Snowy Lakes.
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It will be hot no matter where you go, sorry frown.gif

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Give Cady Ridge to Lake Sally Ann a shot (Wenatchee River Road). There may still be snow up there, so that would be awesome (and probably buggy. o god the bugs) I'd stay off the Icicle River Road due to freakish crowds, but then again 3 people is a crowd to me; Well, maybe do Chatter Creek but it's steep and hot.

Stehekin; dunno; I'm a loser and haven't ever been.


Hopefully there will be more ideas for you to choose from.

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PostFri Jul 22, 2022 12:00 pm 
Winthrop: A morning hike to Goat Peak? The higher elevation will feel cooler, though it's mostly exposed so I still wouldn't do the heat of the day. Or maybe Cutthroat Pass via Cutthroat Lake, again, first thing in the am. Ask locally about swimming holes.

Stehekin: Agnes Gorge? Kayaking or paddleboarding on the lake might sound better.

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PostFri Jul 22, 2022 1:15 pm 
Here near Lake Wenatchee it is already pretty darn hot on any trail that is exposed. Been breezy so bugs are at a minimum but the moment it stops they seem to be at just about any elevation. Second staying away from Icicle Rd.

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