With Susan sick and the Northern Cascades Lodge full to the brim, we faced sleeping out in the dirt while Hummingbird tried to recover. When I pleaded my situation when we got in Sunday morning to Mary, the manager of the lodge, she pulled a rabbit out of her hat and found us a room. And then, to extend the magic to miracle, when we returned on the 4pm bus after attempting to hike out yesterday, she again had a room for us in the full lodge. She said she had a feeling and held one back just in case. Tonight it's not so jammed full so we're good for (hopefully) our last evening here. All the staff here at the lodge have been incredibly nice and helpful, but Mary went so far above and beyond that we can't even begin to thank her sufficiently. For now this will have to do - Thank You Mary!
Our little Hummingbird is feeling much better this afternoon. She even went to the ranger station and got a junior ranger badge! We will take the shuttle in the morning and give it another try. If all goes well we will stand at the border monument on Sunday.