The trail broke out of the woods today so I got some sun after a few hours of chilly hiking in the shade this morning. We entered the Goat Rocks Wilderness and it is so beautiful.
We went over Cispus Pass at 6481′ and saw some mountain goats on the other side. They were hanging out farther along the trail, not too far above it, so I got fairly close.
I also saw Mount Saint Helens in the distance after the pass. I’m not sure how far away it is exactly. And there was a waterfall at the headwaters of the Cispus River. It was just a super scenic section.
We stopped to camp in time for a view of the sunset on Mount Adams. 20.7 miles for the day.