Photos tagged with Animals
No peaks today just a nice stroll through the forest..
A fascinating fungus found along the trail to Mount Townsend
Close-up shot of huckleberries picked at Pinnacle Lake
Jelly in Low Intertidal Zone
Beautiful to look at, a treasure to spot, don't get too close, their sting can be hot
Mountain Owl's Clover
There were many of these in the meadows along the Sunrise Ridge trail.
Taken on Mt Ellinor, Olympics
Beautiful Wall of Trees
If you are on the Grand Ridge Trail 200 yd below the summit of Elk Mountain then you can look south and see this incredible wall of conifers.
A young marmot near Royal Basin
On our hike up to the Upper Royal Basin in Olympic National Park we came upon a meadow which had tons of marmots scurrying about, this one was noticeably smaller and fuzzier so it caught my eye as a likely juvenile of sorts.
False Hellebore, the Return
False hellebore re-emerge after winter on the Hidden Lake Lookout trail.
WTA Volunteer vacation - on the path to worksite. Tiny frogs.
A western tent caterpillar (Malacosoma californicum) near Piper's Creek. This orange and black beauty will blossom into...a brown-winged moth. Taken with my Nikon S8200.
Close-up of tree bark as Wallace Falls thunders in the background.
Salmonberry's along the Middle Fork Snoqualmie
An adorable clump of baby fungi
A curling Balsamroot captured at Derby Canyon in Peshastin
Some type of fungi growing on logs near West Fork Foss River
There were several saxifrage blooming on a rock wall beside the bridge about a mile from the Herrick Road TH for the West Elwha Trail.
A gray jay (Perisoreus canadensis) engages in a stare-down near the summit of West Tiger #3 on February 23, 2013. I nicknamed it "Officer Krupke" for inexplicable reasons.
Snow berries taken at Cama Beach State Park.
Winter flowering hellebore
This was taken in the winter garden of the Arboretum, a great place for an urban hike. Get a good flower fix here!
Mount Rose Summit
A picture of the Mount Rose summit elevation sign, taken on 1/2/14
Dewdrop on Mount Townsend
2013 NW Exposure photo contest winner -- 2nd Place, Offbeat Outdoors. Mount Townsend Trail, Olympic National Forest. Photo by Terri Hoselton
Happy Holidays 2013 WTA
Thank you to all of WTA and also to all who maintain this web page here. ---- Season Greetings and Happy Holidays ---- (Picture composed and taken on Mount Walker 06-Dec-2013)
Close up of a single flower either blooming late or early for next year!
Let the holidays begin...