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Awesome almost full moon rising in a clear sky above the Big Lady

Awesome almost full moon rising in a clear sky above the Big Lady


Some of the sights from our recent peregrination around the Rainier National Forest…

North west end of Mother Mountain, with views to the north across the Cascades

North west end of Mother Mountain, with views to the north across the Cascades

Suspension bridge across the Carbon River

Suspension bridge across the Carbon River

A small tongue of the Carbon River in early light

A small tongue of the Carbon River in early light

Rainier National Park is superbly maintained, and all the bridges are, while quaint, super well built. And the streams they spread are dreamy...

Rainier National Park is superbly maintained, and all the bridges are, while quaint, super well built. And the streams they spread are dreamy…

Mowich Lake - so nice for a quick dip after a hot (though short) 10 mile day...

Mowich Lake – so nice for a quick dip after a hot (though short) 10 mile day…

Shrooms of Rainier National Forest

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Harpo & I ventured out to Rainier National Park for a quick weekend with the fam, checking out a quick loop in the northwest quadrant of the park, including the Spray Park trail. The snow travel and views of the Big Lady were dazzling, of course, but there was a lot of detail in the forested sections along the banks of the Carbon River… namely, lots of fungi of all shapes and sizes. Here are a few lil dudes…

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