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Skiing Magazine, 2000-09
Skiing Magazine, Feb 2000, p. 100 - Dappen, Andy, "The Snoqualmie Haute Route"In June [presumedly 1999], Andy Dappen, Mike Hattrup, Carl Skoog, Martin Volken, and another skier (not named in this article) skied a route around the headwaters of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River that Volken dubbed the Snoqualmie Haute Route. The three-day tour began with a bushwack up Hardscrabble Creek. From Upper Hardscrabble Lake they skinned to a notch east of Big Snow Mountain, dropped packs, and skied to the summit and back. They followed the divide eastward and soon descended back to the Snoqualmie River for their first camp. The next morning they skied to Williams Lake, then climbed and skied Mt Hinman, returning to camp. They packed up and skied to the saddle west of Summit Chief Mountain, descended into the valley to the south, then climbed beneath the east wall of Chimney Rock to the Overcoat Glacier, their second campsite. On the third morning, they skied an icy, shaded slope down to Iceberg Lake, climbed to Lemah-Chickamin col, then continued over Chikamin Peak to Chikamin-Huckleberry col. The continued westward, past Alaska Mountain and Mt Thompson, finally crossing a gap southeast of Red Mountain into Commonwealth Basin, which they descended to the Snoqualmie Pass highway. The article includes the following photos:
- Martin Volken leads the party through Thompson Basin.
- A lone skier climbs toward the summit of Mt Hinman.
- Four skiers walk along the highway near Snoqualmie Pass.
- Volken, Dappen and Hattrup consult a map.
- Mike Hattrup jumps off a small cornice on Mt Hinman.
- Various small photos of climbing and descending on skis.
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