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Lundin Peak, Alpines Lakes Winderness Area, WA

Lundin Peak is in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area of Washington State. The peak is north east of the Alpental ski area. We started on August 3rd at the Pacific Crest Trail parking area near exit 52 on I-90. The elevation at the parking area is 3000 feet. At the end of the 5.5 mile hike to Red Pass and Lundin Peak the final elevation will be 6057 feet.

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Guye Peak as seen from the the Pacific Crest Trail. Left to right: Lundin Peak (6057), Red Mountain (5890), Kendall Peak (5784). The first view of Mt. Rainier. Notice in later pictures how much more of Mt. Rainier is visible due to our elevation gain along the trail.
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A close up of Mt. Rainier.
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Mt. Rainier in the back ground with ___ to the left and ___ to the right in the foreground.
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The expedition team. Look at all this snow! It is hard to believe it is August 3rd!
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Red Pass, between Lundin Peak and Red Mountain (5890 feet). The trail we are on goes to Red Pass and then follows the ridge of the pass to Lundin Peak. I'm not sure what this type of rock is called but it looks very interesting.
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A closer look at this interesting rock. Guye Peak in the foreground with Mt. Rainier in the background. Check out the hike to Guye Peak in the scrapbook. We are seeing more of Mt. Rainier but there is still more to come.
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Lundin Peak, the final destination. on the horizon (6057 feet) Mt. Thompson, tall narrow peak on the right (6554 feet).
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We are at Lundin Peak looking south towards Mt. Rainier. Guye Peak is in the center foreground. We are 889 feet above Guye Peak.

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The pictures in this gallery were taken with a Sony DCR-PC100 1-mega pixel camera. Email me if you would like a higher resolution version of any of these pictures.