Lake Valhalla Hike

A shorter hike than normal just beyond Stevens Pass that included visits to Mount McCausland and Valhalla Lake.
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img_2804 Gavin, Zoe, and Aidan begin their hours-long chat.
Gavin, Zoe, and Aidan begin their hours-long chat.
img_2809 Kathryn enjoying the gradual uphill slope on the PCT, a nice change of pace from our usual 1000'/mile adventures.
Kathryn enjoying the gradual uphill slope on the PCT, a nice change of pace from our usual 1000'/mile adventures.
img_2810 Michelle making her way up.
Michelle making her way up.
img_2813 The view towards the top of Mount McCausland. The fall foliage made it's appearance quite striking.
The view towards the top of Mount McCausland. The fall foliage made it's appearance quite striking.
img_2814 A view down to Valhalla Lake which will be our lunch spot.
A view down to Valhalla Lake which will be our lunch spot.
img_2815 Mountains that I don't know the names of since I'm more familiar with those near I-90.
Mountains that I don't know the names of since I'm more familiar with those near I-90.
img_2819 Lictenberg Mountain which towers above Valhalla Lake.
Lictenberg Mountain which towers above Valhalla Lake.
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img_2826 Lunchtime for Michelle, Aidan, Gavin, Zoe, and Kathryn.
Lunchtime for Michelle, Aidan, Gavin, Zoe, and Kathryn.
img_2828 Looking up at Lichtenberg Mountain from the shores of Valhalla Lake.
Looking up at Lichtenberg Mountain from the shores of Valhalla Lake.