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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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Sizzlin’ in the Northwest

Well, we broke another temperature record for the date yesterday at 93 degrees, here in the Seattle area. Thankfully, the mini heat wave only lasted one day. Suggestions made by the weather people included going up to Mount Rainier to … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

It’s November here in the Pacific Northwest and that means SNOW for the mountain areas. We had some pretty good snowfalls already in the higher elevations of the Cascade Mountains, with a few inches at the highest ski resorts. It’s … Continue reading

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Autumn Colors at Mount Rainier National Park

Paradise Meadows, Mount Rainier National Park Summer flowers have come and gone very quickly at Paradise Meadows due to the unusual warm weather and severe drought Washington State has been experiencing this year. The bright, intense colors of autumn have … Continue reading

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Romancing the Cascades

Last week I stayed at Sun Mountain Lodge, which is tucked away in the Methow Valley, high upon a hill overlooking the valley along with spectacular views of the North Cascade Mountains. The lodge is located just before the town … Continue reading

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