Showing posts from October, 2017

Korohusk Peak w/ Adrian - Full-on Fall Fun

Korohusk Peak 9/30/17 10:23:51/15.9Mi/7568ft   This might have been one of the most magically aligned mountain days of the whole year - perfect weather, perfect gear list, perfect peak, near perfect routefinding, and great company! Maybe the last time summer scramble gear is used!    I picked up Adrian around 7:20, and we were hiking from the Eagle River Nature Center by 8.  There was a touch of damp chill in the air, as recent rainfall still saturated the first four miles of our approach on the Crow Pass trail.  A few low lying clouds hung about, but things looked bright and clear up high.  As we walked, we noticed that there was some serious erosion going on near The Perch, and that it seems a trail re-route is in the works. Passing Echo Bend, looking toward Yukla (in the cloud) View from The Perch.  Eagle Peak on right, Organ Mtn. in the middle, and Polar Bear on the left.  Some trail erosion going on nearby!    Since I'd never climbed a peak from ERNC, I