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Mount Saint Helens Summit

It took 5 hours to reach the top. Lots of scrambling. Use gloves. Pack rain pants so you can glissade down and save some time…

Mount Saint Helens

Summited Helens on a sunny Friday. Car camped in the parking lot the night before to get an early start (4:00 AM) and reached the…

Beautiful day on the mountain

Drove from Seattle on Friday 4/16 and camped at Eagle Cliff campground, about 30 mins from the TH. On Saturday 4/17 we got up at…

Mount St. Helens Hike

Mount St. Helens was amazing!  Made it to the summit but it was brutal with the high winds.  Tried to snowboard down three different times…

MT. Ash hole

We did winter route (wormflow), it was a perfect climbing day the sun was out and there was no wind. I felt good until the…

Snowy St Helen’s Summit

Gorgeous day to Summit Mt St Helen’s! As expected, it was a snow covered trail from the start and we used crampons above 4,800 feet.…

Mount Saint Helens

Very little snow was seen. The trail going up was pretty foggy, but visibility cleared up at the top and I had a great view.

There she blow….40 years ago

Amazing hike! we left at 6:45am, just after sunrise.  There were two or three other parties, but we separated with our paces. Forest section was…

Leg burner!

A perfect day – fabulous views all the way up. We started at 6:45 and a few groups were starting at the same time. Only…

My St Helens

My favorite hike ever. Weather conditions were optimal. Sun and a consistent breeze.

Moon St. Helens

This hike surprised me. It was wild, lunar and otherworldly. Sulfur rising. Rocks falling. Glaciers melting. Wind whispering. Ash flying. – The initial 2-mile section…

Helen is no saint

we started our hike at 5:30 in the morning and the first 30 minutes was in darkness, so had to use head lamps. It was…

St Helens!!

We had a great time on our adventure. Poor visibility on the way up but it cleared to sunny skies by 7,600ft. Lots of snow…