Colin Haley used the Cascades as a springboard onto the world’s hardest-to-reach summits. The range’s fickle weather, arduous approaches and complex glaciers were perfect tests. Summit by summit Haley connected the dots until multi-day outings like Mount Shuksan and Mount Slesse became day trips.
Stay tuned for the series finale next week. You can catch up on previous episodes at patagonia.com/tracingtheedge.
[With thanks to Bryan Smith and Fitz Cahall]