Early Autumn in the Mt.Hood Wilderness


There is nothing like a long hike in the mountains on a beautiful fall day.

The air was crisp, the sky was clear, the wind was still and the vine maples were turning their vivid autumn colors.

It was truly a day to make memories of.

A chipper morning at the trailhead (does the AMG really have 241,000 miles on it?)

A chipper morning at the Little Crater Lake Trailhead (Does the AMG really have 241,000 miles on it?)

Mt. Hood peaking above the trees

Mt. Hood peaking above the trees

Early morning mist rising off of Timothy Lake

Early morning mist rising off of Timothy Lake

Reflection in Little Crater Lake

Reflection in Little Crater Lake (the lake is so crystal clear that it needs to be seen at least once to be believed)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Vine Maple leaves in brilliant color

Vine Maple leaves in brilliant color

The tip of Mt. Hood in the early morning

The tip of Mt. Hood in the early morning

S&W Mountain Gun and a Buck folder (good companions for a solo wilderness hiker)

S&W Mountain Gun and a Buck folder (good companions for a solo wilderness hiker)

Vine Maple framing Timothy Lake

Vine Maple framing Timothy Lake

Lodgepole Pine beginning to reclaim a large sub-alpine meadow

Lodgepole Pine beginning to reclaim a large sub-alpine meadow

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Vine Maple leaves

Vine Maple leaves

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4 comments

  1. Looks like a fantastic day! Especially love the shots of Timothy Lake. Nicely done and thanks for sharing!

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