Maura and I planned to go snowshoeing to Skyline Lake but the parking lot at Steven’s Pass was completely full. After navigating the narrow lanes of improvised parking jobs for 45 minutes we decided to bail and continue along Highway 2 to Leavenworth. Being the geniuses we are we’d forgotten to bring a guidebook. I’d also failed to download any maps to my phone and cell service was pretty spotty so we were pretty much on our own. I knew there’d be somewhere to snowshoe along Icicle Canyon because I’m a guidebook nerd so we drove along the canyon road until the plow turnaround point at Bridge Creek. We strapped our shoes on and walked along the snow covered roadway for around 3 miles basking in a clear and beautiful East Cascades day. I hope to come back to this part of Icicle Canyon in the summer and explorer a lot more back in the wilderness area.