Categories: Washington Cascades Hikes
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In late July and early August I vacationed in North Central Washington. The previous five blog posts have described outings during the vacation.
In between hikes I had the opportunity to see varied and spectacular scenery.
The following are some samples of the sights to see.
Nice photos, especially Mt Rainier from Tipsoo lake.
Thanks Spencer. It’s amazing the views that one can see just off the highway.
I love the contrast of colors in the picture of the Yakima River Canyon; such a deep blue and rich green contrasted with what looks like barrenness behind it. Mt. Rainier over Tipsoo Lake – such a fantastic photo. The surreal colors pull you in and make you part of the scene, and the ripples across the water hints at a breeze that might be gently blowing around me as I stand there and gaze at Mt. Rainier. This picture left quite an impression with me. 🙂 Also, is it just me or does that groundhog look a bit surly? 🙂
It was a young groundhog, irritated that I was interfering with it laying on the rocks in the sunshine. I can sympathize.