Rick Paul, left, and Sue Toy, right, walk along the Artist Ridge Trail, Aug. 26, 2014 at Artist Point. This week’s rain could complicate plans for a late-summer hike in the North Cascades, as forecasters say that snow will fall to elevations as low as 5,000 feet.
Rick Paul, left, and Sue Toy, right, walk along the Artist Ridge Trail, Aug. 26, 2014 at Artist Point. This week’s rain could complicate plans for a late-summer hike in the North Cascades, as forecasters say that snow will fall to elevations as low as 5,000 feet. Staff The Bellingham Herald file
Rick Paul, left, and Sue Toy, right, walk along the Artist Ridge Trail, Aug. 26, 2014 at Artist Point. This week’s rain could complicate plans for a late-summer hike in the North Cascades, as forecasters say that snow will fall to elevations as low as 5,000 feet. Staff The Bellingham Herald file