Hiking Twin Lakes - North Cascades National Park
Driving to the top of Twin Lakes Road is a white-knuckle affair. Unmaintained by the Forest Service (or any agency) beyond mile 4.5, the old mining road has fallen into disrepair for decades. Ira Spring and Harvey Manning, in their 1998-published 100 Classic Hikes in Washington, describe it as, “impassible…
Mt Whitney Climbing, Hiking, and Backpacking
Learn what it takes to hike or climb to the top of Mount Whitney. Find out how to get a permit, and what are the most popular routes to the summit. Pages also include information on side trips such as Mt Muir, and the classic East Face Route.