Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington State. Lake Serene sits in a small basin at the foot of the three rocky peaks of Mount Index.
Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington State. Rainer pauses for lunch and the view at the fire lookout tower on the summit of Tolmie Peak.
Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington State. Mt. Rainier is framed under the eve of the fire lookout tower on the summit of Tolmie Peak.
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Second stitched conventional panorama - 24mm lens on full frame body
A day hiker descending Hidden Lake Peak. He's travelling really light and consequently making good time.
An exposure test shot with the fish eye lens includes Hidden Lake and my pack. I'm getting ready to create the 360 panorama.
Hidden Lake from the saddle. Looking east across the lake one can see Forbidden Peak, Boston Peak, Johannesburg Mountain, Mount Formidable and others.
Still an abundance of wildflowers, although fading
The wildflower meadows on this hike are the most expansive in my experience
It was a hot, hot day, in the 80's and the meadow section in the late afternoon was like a steam oven because of the humidity baking off the vegetation
Rainer heading into the wildflower meadow switchbacks
Yes, dogs are allowed
Hiker ascending the meadow trail to make an overnight at the lookout
Rainer pausing in the heather and rock gardens on the way down
Approaching the saddle, heather gardens give way to rock and boulder fields with broken trail and some moderate route finding challenges.
I say granite, you say gneiss, lets call the whole thing off. Mount Baker in the distance