My friend German Jenn and I headed up into the Enchantments for a little backpacking and climbing this past weekend and boy, was it a good one!  All week we were looking at bleak weather conditions and preparing ourselves for a character building weekend full of type II fun in the rain, but the gods of the Enchantments smiled down on us and brought us some perfect cool, sunny climbing weather.  A 14 hour day of working up and down Dragontail Peak on Saturday left us tired, sore, smelly, and hungry...and also with a great appreciation for how truly amazing the Enchantments are.

I also want a pet baby mountain goat for Christmas. 

The sunrise just catching Colchuck Peak while the moon still shines

The sunrise just catching Colchuck Peak while the moon still shines

Catching the sunrise from Colchuck Lake

Catching the sunrise from Colchuck Lake

German Jenn shooting a little alpenglow with Aasgard pass in the distance

German Jenn shooting a little alpenglow with Aasgard pass in the distance

Our reward after climbing nearly 2000 in 3/4 of a mile...the top of Aasgard Pass 

Our reward after climbing nearly 2000 in 3/4 of a mile...the top of Aasgard Pass 

Jenn taking some shots from the summit of Dragontail Peak

Jenn taking some shots from the summit of Dragontail Peak

Some clouds rolling in with Mt. Rainier in the distance

Some clouds rolling in with Mt. Rainier in the distance

German Jenn is scared of the clouds...it's okay Jenn, they'll pass soon

German Jenn is scared of the clouds...it's okay Jenn, they'll pass soon

Pirate of the Mountains

Pirate of the Mountains

Item #1 on Christmas list

Item #1 on Christmas list

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