North Cascades Institute

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img_2157 Looking out over Diablo Lake at the top of Diablo Dam with Pyramid Peak in the background.
Looking out over Diablo Lake at the top of Diablo Dam with Pyramid Peak in the background.
img_2158 Zoe, who can barely see with all that hair blowing around, Gavin, and Aliya prepare to set sail on Diablo Lake.
Zoe, who can barely see with all that hair blowing around, Gavin, and Aliya prepare to set sail on Diablo Lake.
img_2159 Aidan is up front helping out while Martin moves his face out of the way of getting smacked by an oar.
Aidan is up front helping out while Martin moves his face out of the way of getting smacked by an oar.
img_2167 Waving to a passing boat. I'm realizing now how bad an idea it was to go so far off shore with no life rafts in a very cold lake. Luckily it all ended well.
Waving to a passing boat. I'm realizing now how bad an idea it was to go so far off shore with no life rafts in a very cold lake. Luckily it all ended well.
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img_2178 Heading down from our room at the North Cascade Institute Learning Center's lodging to the dining room.
Heading down from our room at the North Cascade Institute Learning Center's lodging to the dining room.
img_2179 Zoe, Aliya, and Aidan hanging outside the dining room.
Zoe, Aliya, and Aidan hanging outside the dining room.
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img_2182 Time to paddle a megacanoe. Aidan looks far more excited than Zoe.
Time to paddle a megacanoe. Aidan looks far more excited than Zoe.
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