Hiking the Diablo Lake Trail with my son, North Cascades National Park, Washington, USA

We’ve almost reached the end of the Diablo Lake Trail-

Ross Dam is an impressive structure!

Interesting footnote- Seattle gets close to 20% of it’s electricity from these hydro dams and that’s the primary reason why Boeing first set up shop in Seattle- cheap electricity!

Father and Son near on the Diablo Lake Trail, North Cascades National Park-

We hiked down to the base of the dam where there’s a pretty cool suspension bridge-

With a bit of effort we managed to swing the bridge (probably a bit naughty, but there was no one about)

Boat dock at the base of the Ross Dam-

This looked like the perfect spot for a picnic

There had been a big landslide that blocked the Ross Dam access road and trail and they were in the process of cleaning it up-

Kristhawee filled his hat with pinecones, then started chucking them at me!

It was getting late and it was about 4 miles back to the bike, so we headed back-

This year I brought my MSR water filter and we ended up using it a lot. Much easier than carrying a lot of water, we’d simply refill our hydration packs as needed and there was never any difficulty finding water-

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