Sourdough Mtn Trail

The path up is a beat down – 3000ft gain in the first 2 miles – and the payoff at the top is fantastic.

“Steep and difficult”

 

First creek crossing
First creek crossing

 

Breaking out into the open
Breaking out into the open

 

Looking back and down
Looking back and down

 

Sourdough Lookout
Sourdough Lookout

 

On the registry of historic places
On the registry of historic places

 

Some haze from forest fires
Some haze from forest fires

 

Broader view of the summit
Broader view of the summit

Shi Shi Beach and Cape Flattery

Scenes from Shi Shi and Cape Flattery…

Looking south to Point of the Arches

 

At low tide

 

Organic people who came in with the tide

 

Low tide exploration

 

Sea stack at sunset

 

Sunset

 

Everyone on the beach watches the sunset

 

Morning marine layer

 

Cape Flattery

 

Tatoosh Island

 

Southern view from Cape Flattery

Spring scoot to the coast

From a quick overnighter on the Washington Coast…

Posing at Crescent Lake

 

Camping at Kalaloch

 

Picking up firewood at the Mercantile

 

It was a two bundle evening

 

Low tide

 

Coastal trees.. .#Vinci / Delaunay filter.

 

Beach puddles in the fading light

 

Going, going, done.

 

44.5 degrees in the shade on US 101

Enchantments

A few highlights from the Enchantments this summer…

Red tents mark the campsite locations.

 

Morning visitors

 

Northern tip of Inspiration Lake

 

Solitary larch overlooks Inspiration Lake

 

View of Crystal Lake from the upper basin

 

View of Coldchuck Lake from the top of Asgard Pass – haze on the left created by forest fire.