Tag Archives: Mount Rainier

Ride to the Top of Crystal Mountain Ski Resort

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort Base, Washington Well, here is something one doesn’t do often in the summertime—taking a ride in a ski resort gondola to the top of the run—complete with restaurant and outdoor patio for an in-your-face view of … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier Wildflower Alert

Attention mountain wildflower lovers! The Paradise meadows at Mount Rainier National Park are in bloom. Everything is a bit early this year, as the winter was very mild. The summer blooms are mixing in with the spring Avalanche Lilies. Prominent … Continue reading

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Drama in the Mountains

I recently paid a visit to Mount Rainier National Park. I purchase an annual pass each year, since I live relatively close by. The entrance fee just went up $5 to $20 per vehicle, and next year the fee will … Continue reading

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From Wide Open Spaces to Mountain Scenery

It’s been a very busy, past two weeks, with all the traveling and sight-seeing I’ve been doing. Things are back to normal now. The last few places visited involved both wide open spaces and also a bit of mountain scenery. … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier Wearing Her Hat

Yesterday was one of those rare days that our revered Mount Rainier donned one of her stylish hats. They are called “cap clouds.” The scientific name is altocumulus lenticularis. I was thrilled to be able to capture this moment. This … Continue reading

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