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Cathedral Lakes Loop

Any way you cut it, the trip into Cathedral Lakes and Cathedral Peak is going to be a 40-plus-mile roundtrip jaunt, but the pilgrimage into the Pasayten Wilderness and to this peak sitting near the American-Canadian boundary is a prize worth the endeavor.

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A Perfect Day in Pasayten

The thinnest of frost coats the yellow September grass at the trailhead. The morning sun is spotlighting the highest summits but it will be hours before its warmth kisses the valley.  I leave the car at a fast clip -- a long day lies ahead. Eleven hours later I stagger back -- the body may be shot, but days don't get much better than this.