Cascadian Farms!!

They make organic ice cream here from their home grown berries-a perfect treat after a long day of hiking.  We got some raspberry chocolate chip ice cream, a pint of blueberries, tomatoes, and salsa.

Hoary marmot meadow

We saw these big fur balls on our hike at Cascade Pass, but I decided they were saw cute that they deserved their own post.

Cascade Pass hike to Doubtful Lake and up to the glaciers

For the first 3.2 miles of the out-and-back trail, we zigzagged up the switchbacks taking in the soaring mountain vistas across the valley to the mountain pass. We heard a rumble at one point and looked over towards a glacier to witness a truck-sized piece of glacier crack off the main piece tumbling a thousand…