A long time ago in a mountain range not far away, a day of winter sunshine provided an unforgettable opportunity to enjoy the beauty of living in the great northwest!
This blog has numerous trip reports to Austin Pass, Artist Point and Huntoon Point so I won't bore you with all the same old details. The route is the same, the avalanche dangers remain if you follow the road instead of taking 'Cardiac Hill' (renamed to be more family friendly) and the popularity continues.
Here is a 'quick edit' version of my favorite photos from that outing - there were quite a few of them.
The sun was just breaking through the clouds as the chairlift came into view.
Before heading home I did a little exploring along the Heather Meadows loop, but it proved to be a much longer loop than I anticipated so I called it quits at The Firs cabin before there was too much elevation loss.
Daylight Savings Time is rapidly approaching. Be sure you enjoy the snow before it all turns to mashed potatoes and sun cups.