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Mount Rainier’s Hat Styles

For the most part, our hot, dry, and smokey summer is over with, here in the Pacific Northwest. The start of the rainy season is upon us, and temperatures have cooled considerably. And that means that viewers in the South … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

It’s wildflower bloom time in Mount Rainier National Park. There are hundreds of species of wildflowers in the park, and the most concentrated areas of them are in the subalpine Paradise Meadows. The image above shows colorful Magenta Paintbrush in … 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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