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Sun’s Out; Mountain’s Out

The sun is out, and the mountain is out! Just got back from a morning trip to Mount Rainier National Park, Washington to check out the Paradise Meadows wildflower blooming status. As it stands, the wildflower peak bloom has not … Continue reading

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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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The Full Moon and the Mountain

With all the talk about “supermoons,” I thought I would go out tonight and see where the moon was rising in relation to Mount Rainier. So, here you have it. This image was taken in Tacoma, Washington. The trick is … Continue reading

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National Park Retreat

Mount Rainier National Park If you’re looking to beat the summer heat, one cool spot is to head up to Paradise, at Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State; but, be aware that major road reconstruction is ongoing this summer, from … Continue reading

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Art Sculptures on the Way to Rainier

As, perhaps, many locals here in the Greater Seattle area know that the “mountain highway” (Rte 7) to Mount Rainier National Park is closed in one particular stretch of road until the fall, I think it is important to get the word out … Continue reading

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