It was a snowy, rainy, windy day but I finally got here! It was BEAUTIFUL, despite the conditions! Trail was in excellent condition.
Balsamroot, phlox, sagebrush violet all at their peak this week!
With a heavy amount of water flowing over the falls, I had to find a spot where the mist was minimal. It was a great hike to this impressive waterfall.
Kayakers going west through Deception Pass, near Fidalgo Island. Deception Pass State Park.
One of the beach access trails goes steeply down. South Whidbey State Park, west side of Whidbey Island.
South end of the beach trail, looking north along the west coast of Whidbey Island.
Sunset over the Olympic Mountains, seen from the pedestrian bridge over the railroad tracks.
Little Mashel Falls & Hugo Peak
3 days out at wolf bar in the Quinault rain forest elements upon elements ... rain,snow,sun,sleet. beautiful
sub alpine firs take on some fierce conditions at Mt. Rainier, they never do seem to mind.
this is an optical illusion named Brocken Spectre ... The sun was rising as my friend and I were standing on the ridge line of Mt. Townsend this thin stratus cloud moved in. It looked as if my shadow was cast across the Dungeness valley towards Mt. Baldy, with a prism of colors surrounding it. This lasted on and off for 15 glorious minutes with the sun directly behind my back.
Balsamroot on Umtanum Ridge with the Yakima River and Roza Recreation parking lot below
Taken during a walk up the Upper Dungeness trail on May 18, 2012.
I saw these trees, rocks and the snow field on the North side of MailBox Peak and thought it to be an interesting composition for a picture.
Mount Logan, North Cascade National Park
On the trail to Sahale Camp, September