Mt. Washington climb

(Northwest Ridge route, Central Oregon, Oct. 6, 2002)

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morning clouds below as we ascend the ridge our first view of the mountain getting closer Three Finger Jack and Jefferson to the north mountain shadow
approaching the main pinnacle view from the saddle Ken taking a rope to the first pitch setting the anchor for the first pitch looking down onto the north ridge

Monica belaying Lori on a short up climb

Matt getting ready for last pitch after being belayed by Monica

at the summit - fron to back - Lori, Monica, Dean, Tamara, Matt, Greg
Ed coming up the last pitch me at the summit
looking south looking east looking northeast looking northwest Matt repelling down the first pitch from the summit
Lori repelling down the second pitch Dean coming down more (too much?) of Dean looking down to the saddle from the last pitch looking up to the last pitch