Mazama Ridge at Mt. Rainier National Park
Yakima Cascadians skinning up Cowiche Mt for a quick lunch and ski back to the trailhead at Snow Mountain Ranch.
Jan 1, 2016 - 20 degrees but sunny today. We found some happy Mallards in the pond at Cochrane Memorial Park, Yelm WA.
What an awesome view at the summit
Took the family up the Crystal Mountain Gondola for some terrific ridge walking. Basically head north from the gondola and Summit House and follow the cat road northward for about one hour.
Cairn on top of Alta Mountain
Sharp ridge and snow dome from Snoqualmie mountain summit.
Wilderness sign on Old Mason Ridge Trail, going up to Mason Lake.
South lost lake trail. Sun starting to peek out of the morning fog.
Sunny morning on Mt. Hood
After Hwy 410 closed for the winter, my friend and I walked the 5+ miles to the top of Chinook Pass & found a place above Lake Tipsoo for a "front row seat" to our state's most magnificent volcano!
Parking area at Marble Mountain Snopark.
Juniper berry close-up from the Juniper Dunes Wilderness near Pasco, Washington. The largest juniper groves in Washington are found here.
Looking at the Point of Arches near Sunset 12/28/2015
Rainy day walk on the beach at Port Robinson Park.