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St. Helen’s

The last 500 feet is some of the most grueling hiking I’ve done, but it was worth a summit beer and the breathtaking views up…

Mount Saint Helens

Beautiful day!  We got lucky with the weather and had a great hike to the summit.  Going down was faster but much more difficult (so…

Mount Saint Helens Sunrise

Started at 1:45 am. Made good progress through the woods but got slowed down route finding through the boulder field in the dark. It’s much…

Mt St Helen’s

Shitchya!!! This was the most challenging hike of them all and we completed it!! It was a gorgeous day! Views were stunning and the feeling…

Hold onto your poles!

Whew! This was a worthy hike with many challenges. The beginning started off like a lovely stroll through the forest on a well groomed trail…

Craters and goats

Yesterday was slightly cloudy. It left the views limited causing us only to be able to see into the crater. The hike up to the…

Toads to Rocks to Rim

We saw 9 toads of all things, a beautiful sunrise, lots of rocks and rising sulfur, and made it home in time to watch our…

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…

Mt St Helens

Started at 6am and finished in 5 hours. Some lower cloud cover in areas, but we were above it once we got close to the…

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.

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…

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…

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…