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Cascade Mountain and Johnson Lake.Looks worse than it is, this is the back of the lake where we started traversing through light forest to the approach stream.We have to contour on climber's right of the hill to the left before slowly working our way all the way to the snowy ridge in the far distance.The stream is full of fresh debris, thanks to the 2013 floods. The rock is also very unstable making for a tough approach.Interesting geology in the creek - an anticline.The creek narrows, which has the effect of washing out the smaller rock, leaving us with larger ones that were easier to negotiate.The creek narrows, which has the effect of washing out the smaller rock, leaving us with larger ones that were easier to negotiate.Getting much higher, with larger debris.The creek splits at the bump in the far distance. We traversed beside the creek wherever we could, to give our poor ankles a break!The branch we didn't follow.Moss on the forest floor.