Bean Peak & Volcanic Neck (Jul 18, 2007)

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bean_coverConditions: Day hike
Gear: nothing special
Map: USGS Mt Stuart, USGS Enchantment Lakes
Area: Teanaway
Stats: approx. 8.8mi, 3726 gain (round trip)

This is my second time doing this loop. It's a great one worth repeating.

I mainly wanted to do it to try Volcanic Neck again. Failed on my first try, failed on my second...I don't know if I want to try again.

The route up Volcanic Neck is pretty obvious but the rock is loose. I followed Carla the whole way up taking snapshots of her progress. Occasionally I could hard small rocks falling.

Our route had us going up Bean Creek Basin, up Bean Peak, then following the ridge towards Earl Pk a bit before dropping down and around to get to Volcanic Neck. Then we hiked out around the north side of Bean Peak via the Beverly Creek Trail.

Awesome loop trip.
Bean Pk / Volcanic Neck Slideshow

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