Skied up Red Mountain and then over to Goose Lake for the night. It was a bit late for skis as there were many melted out spots. I ended up stashing the skis 1/3 of the way up Red Mtn and walking the rest of the way though there was lots of snow up higher. I was able to drive to the Red Mtn turnoff from FR 60 and then to within a quarter mile of Crest Camp for the ski to Goose Lake. From there it was 5 miles, the first 4 on consistent snow. The first vehicle of the year drove in that same day and so there was one car camping setup at Goose Lake.
The obligatory stop at Panther Creek Falls on the drive in
Near the start of the ski up Red Mountain
Melted section of the road farther up
Approaching the summit lookout
Mt Saint Helens
Fresh crescent moon - 2 days after new moon