After a 15 minute dinghy boat ride and a 10 minute hike we found the uncared for and abandoned Fort Whitman.
I was given this shark suit as a funny gift and all I could think about doing was taking it on top of a mountain. Silly? Yeah, whatever!
My partner knows I have a hard time passing up a nice set of roots, and a moss and rock combination even more so. This is a feature along the Fragrance Lake Trail in the Chuckanut Mountains. I knew it was coming up and I began extending the legs on the tripod as we approached the location. The subject is difficult to handle if the light is contrasty but today's light was soft and even.
Snowshoeing on the wonderland trail along the nisqually river.
I found this cute little fairy house beside the trail.
In the spirit of opting outside this Black Friday, I decided to get an early start and hit a new trail this morning.
Looking up to the Hidden Lake lookout.
One of the many abandoned houses in Monte Cristo. A beautiful backdrop of the mountains to go along with this piece of history.
Message on the bridge along the lower trail...
While hiking the Lake 22 trail, I encountered this spiderweb highlighted by mountain mist with a early turning maple in front of it.
Taking it all in...weaving it all together
Exploring the RGBs of Islands just before sunset
Colors and reflections are pretty spectacular, at Goat Lake
Took me about an hour but I gained her trust , followed me down the trail and let me take some great shots!!!
Poo poo point on a lovely summer day.
Enjoying the sights and sounds of North Bend, WA 2016
This was the 3rd very well constructed bridge along a very nice trail as well!!!
The inlet stream that feeds Snow Lake was frozen over. But the lake was lapping at the ice at the mouth of the stream causing this smooth, scalloped formation.
A few shots from hiking Umtanum Creek Canyon in December
Rainy hike, but pretty autumn colors and scenery
A stroll around the site of an old mental hospital on a gloomy October Sunday.
The fluidity and motion of water captured by natures artistic sense.