Pratt River Hike

Exploration hike for sure! A river fording followed by a trail that slowly seemed to peter out the further up we continued.
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img_2310 Gavin, Zoe, and Zoe's friend Mollie begin the ford of the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River.
Gavin, Zoe, and Zoe's friend Mollie begin the ford of the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River.
img_2312 Martin approaching the deepest part of the river. Earlier in the year this section isn't safely crossable, but in late August the flow rate is totally...
Martin approaching the deepest part of the river. Earlier in the year this section isn't safely crossable, but in late August the flow rate is totally…
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img_2317 Zilly isn't sure what to make of this as Gavin bravely carries him across the river.
Zilly isn't sure what to make of this as Gavin bravely carries him across the river.
img_2319 Zoe and Mollie warming their legs up in the sun after making it across the main part of the river.
Zoe and Mollie warming their legs up in the sun after making it across the main part of the river.
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img_2326 Zoe taking over dog carrying duties for the shallower crossing.
Zoe taking over dog carrying duties for the shallower crossing.
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img_2334 Gavin questioning the hike choice.
Gavin questioning the hike choice.
img_2335 There's a trail somewhere in here right? Nope...we made our own trail after a fork we followed came to an abrupt end and we didn't feel like backtracking.
There's a trail somewhere in here right? Nope...we made our own trail after a fork we followed came to an abrupt end and we didn't feel like backtracking.
img_2336 So many ferns.
So many ferns.