Middle Falls during our hike to the Upper Falls.
I was trying to fit in an early morning hike before some appointments that day. I started out with the intention of hiking in for one hour and forty five minutes then turning around. One hour and forty minutes later, after all the tree cover darkness, I made it here. I happily snapped my reward and headed back down.
Heavy snow in the area of Snow Lake
Basking in the spring sunshine in Canyonlands
Cross-country skiing through thousands of feet of clouds on Amabilis Mountain paid off with this lunch break view of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness peaks.
The smoke from the wild fires east of Cle Elum is evident in the sky color.
A beautiful, clear tri-cities day provided the atmosphere to make this shot look a bit surreal, almost like hiking into the heavens!
Pax was taking a gander at the sea gulls while the wind blew his ears around.
One of the few flowers which wasn't blowing on this windy day at the Labyrinth!
Falls Creek and the falls were spectacular on this easy 4 mile RT hike!
I took this from the Cooper Creek Bridge
Mount Rainier tends to steal the show when you're on Noble Knob, but make sure you shift your gaze to the north once in a while.
Great hike to a glorious view of what Washington has to offer! Panoramic shot, doesn't to an ounce of justice to the real thing.
Hairy Manzanita (Arctostaphylos columbiana) on the summit of Little Si
This guy was upset about a nearby dog and kept voicing his displeasure.
watercolor reflections from Second beach
Did a short hike in Waterworks Canyon. Wildflowers are in full bloom.
I got my hard hat at the Mailbox Peak work party and celebrated by hiking to the top to check the mail afterwards. My knees sure are looking forward to the opening of the new trail!
looking out of the tree's