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I am a software engineer. I just want to get this out of the way because I have the feeling it influences my life enormously and will be obvious throughout my blog. 300 more words

Hiking Summit Lake

Not much needs to be said for a sunny, warm, winter day where you take a hike to a gorgeous frozen lake with an in your face view of Mt Rainier to the south, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains to your north, and your best friend by your side. 41 more words


The Summit, the Climb, or the Release?

We stood in the lobby of the mountaineering club watching the burly adventurers stride through with their crampons and trekking poles.

“White-out conditions and 70 mph winds before you reach the John Muir Base Camp at 10,000 ft,” we overheard from the guide behind the desk. 391 more words


A Guide to Backpacking the Wonderland Trail

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which face of Mount Rainier is the most fabulous of all?

If you really want to know the answer to this question, of course, you’ll have to discover it for yourself. 2,305 more words

Nature Photography

Mount Rainier Wearing Her Hat

Yesterday was one of those rare days that our revered Mount Rainier donned one of her stylish hats. They are called “cap clouds.” The scientific name is… 88 more words


Bird's Eye View of Mount Rainier

I enjoy strolling through art galleries, and pausing to see how others interpret nature, people and lives.

I could have stood on the balcony for ages, though, enjoying the strands of colour in a particularly breathtaking sunset earlier this week. 164 more words