Caw Caw – 5400 ft of Corn on the Squak Glacier

By:  Sam
July 11, 2010

Brian, with the Twin Sisters range in the background:

The Sisters are holding snow surprisingly well, especially considering their low elevation.

Yeah, that’s right, we saw a rainbow.

Skiing on volcanoes isn’t all beautiful sunrises, rainbows, and corn; you have to earn these turns. Brian nearing the crater:

Every time I look into one of these volcano craters I find myself wishing they were filled with lava like in Hawaii. Oh well, can’t have it all…


As we neared the summit, the snow became dangerously rotten (it had been getting worse as we climbed), a cloud settled onto the top, and we began to fear the biggest hazard on the mountain that day: the 11(!) man rope team.

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  1. Andyzee
    wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 4:24 pm  
    • powhounddd
      wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 9:18 pm  


  2. christian
    wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 8:02 pm  

    cool view of rainier…the skiing looks ok too :P

  3. Ben
    wrote on July 13th, 2010 at 10:56 pm  

    looks terrible. bet you wish you were back east!

    ps – where was allen!?

  4. Sam
    wrote on July 13th, 2010 at 10:59 pm  

    Allen? That loser had to (got to?) work that day.

  5. Jewel Lawerence
    wrote on February 27th, 2012 at 10:49 pm  

    Thank you ever so for you post. Want more.

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