Hitting the trail.
Encouraging Leo to drink at every crossing as it was a hot day!
Not sure what jawbone this is from.
Showing some leg on this stream crossing. I had to carry Leo across it as it was too deep and fast moving for him.
First whistling marmot of the trip.
The shoulder of Mt. Chiwawa at sunset.
Very cool to watch the moon pass behind this cliff face.
Our first campsite at Spider Meadows along Phelps Creek.
View from our first campsite at Phelps Creek Spider Meadows looking up at Spider Gap and Chiwawa Mountain on the left.
Leo watching Emily dry off her wet clothes from the stream crossing.
Leo at our first campsite.
Succulents growing up through the wet ground in Spider Meadows.
We found a slightly safer spot for the three of us to cross back to the trail in the morning.
Thoroughly soaking Leo before our hot hike over the pass.
Shooting Star flowers in Spider Meadows in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.
Eschscholtz's buttercup along the Phelps Creek Trail in Glacier Peak Wilderness.
Emily in Spider Meadows - Glacier Peak Wilderness
Heading towards the snowy Spider Gap Pass on the Phelps Creek trail.
Glacier Lily's along the Phelps Creek Trail in Glacier Peak Wilderness.
Wildflowers in Spider Meadows.
Crossing the remnants of a huge avalanche from the previous winter.
Whistling Marmot just above Spider Meadows on the Phleps Creek Trail in Glacier Peak Wilderness.