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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... section of the park, said to have one of the best views of Mount Rainier. We drove there in hopes that the clouds might clear for a moment, but we were not so lucky. We did glimpse a few of the glaciers between rolling clouds and fog, and they were immense. The bluish hues of the glaciers was mesmerizing, and just as you focused on them, they disappeared behind another wall of clouds. We sat in the car, swaying in the whipping wind for ...
... park, in the shadow of the snow-capped Mt. Ranier National Forest would be home for the night. I was disappointed that the park wifi had been out for over a year but was still being advertised..grrrr. But, the public library was just across the street and I was able to logon. Bud picked a spot under the shade of a huge conifer...some type of pine or maybe a redwood. The bathrooms were clean and a nice hot shower was in order. It was a good day.
... Since I came to that realization, I have been buying lightweight camping gear in the hopes that I’ll find that perfect balance between weight and having enough stuff to get
through a couple of days in the woods. This lightweight stuff has been piling up unused over the past few years. This was the week that I loaded it all up and took it for a test run.Testing your gear 30 miles from the nearest main road and on a mountain trail going 8 miles in is probably ...
... meadows and lakes, glacier views and from the highest point at 2nd Burrough the feeling you could reach out and touch Mt Rainier. This point is also higher than our own Mt Kosciusko , maybe what we call mountains aren't really at all! Had my first walk through a bear active area, (I'm not too sorry we didn't see any!) and across an ice field Strange to see so much ice and snow in mid ...
... we wonder if the tragic party that all lost their lives started their fatal last journey from here.
we decide to head back towards Packwood down WA 52 a lovely little road going through the Gifford Pinchet National Forest which follows the river and becomes a bit bumpy near the end whilst we also see a couple of elk on the road and they soon run into the woods.We get back into town and fill the car and after initial trouble getting cash we buy groceries and wine and head ...