Welcome to 2015


Thanks for following my blog in 2014. I appreciate it very much.

And please encourage other folks to follow the blog – – – friends, family or wilderness aficionados.

To whet your appetite for 2015 blog posts to come, here are a few of my favorite wildlife and landscape photos of 2014.

Happy New Year!

Late February Crocuses

Late February Crocuses

Ground Squirrel

Ground Squirrel

Blacktail Deer

Blacktail Deer

White Falls

White Falls

Looking down the Columbia River from McCall Point

Looking down the Columbia River from McCall Point

Tributary creek (4 second exposure)

Tributary of Eagle Creek

Tamanawas Falls

Tamanawas Falls

Mt. St. Helens behind the summit of Silver Star Mountain

Mt. St. Helens behind the summit of Silver Star Mountain

Cupola on summit of Black Butte

Cupola on summit of Black Butte

Wind blowing snow on the rim of Mt. St. Helens

Wind blowing snow on the rim of Mt. St. Helens

Mt. St. Helens

Mt. St. Helens

Devil's Club (over my head in height and having nasty long thorns

Devil’s Club

Nutria (a giant rat)

Nutria (a giant rat)

Reflections in a small tarn

Reflections in a small tarn in the Alpine Lake Wilderness

My only view of Mt. Rainier's summit

Mt. Rainier’s summit

A well-fed Rocky Mountain Cow Elk

A well-fed Rocky Mountain Cow Elk

Trophy-sized Mule Deer Buck

Trophy-sized Mule Deer Buck

Eliot Glacier

Eliot Glacier on Mt. Hood

View from our room at Alderbrook Resort

View from Alderbrook Resort

Early morning sunlight shining through the trees

Early morning sunlight shining through the trees

Mt. Hood from East Zigzag Mountain

Mt. Hood from East Zigzag Mountain

Leaves are beginning to fall

Leaves are beginning to fall

Mt. Hood over Timothy Lake

Mt. Hood over Timothy Lake

One of the few views of the summit of Mt. Jefferson

Summit of Mt. Jefferson

Colorful Vine Maple leaves

Colorful Vine Maple leaves

Early morning light on a calm Mt. Hood

Fresh snow and early morning light on a calm Mt. Hood

Blacktail Buck

Blacktail Buck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 comments

  1. Thanks for the travelogs. I especially liked your trip to Alaska.

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  2. John,
    You have quit a following in Ventura. You narratives and pictures to my friends and me are spiritual in nature.
    God Bless & a Happy New Year.

    Ed Lyon
    Community Director, FCA Ventura County
    P.O. Box 6033, Ventura, CA 93006
    805-746-4725
    elyon@fca.org

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