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... in the daytime doesn’t
translate to warm balmy evenings at the observatory. It gets down right
cold up there with the wind. We didn’t last long and headed back to
the campsite with a side trip to McDonalds to get me the dinner that I
had missed earlier. Campfires were banned due to the wind and dry
conditions. Probably just as well, it was close to 10:30 by the time we
got back. Any fire would be a commitment to a late night, since it is
... quite good. So, we walked downtown for a bit and then found an antique shop that we thought might have some good stuff for us to see. We had no intention of buying anything, but there were many times where I was tempted to drop a good chunk of change for something that I really could do without. Ible however, did buy something and I agreed with her purchase wholeheartedly. We been talking to one of the venders at the store and the subject of Yellowstone ...
... We also passed a dead elk on the side of the road but I don't think counts either. We soon approached an area called Chinook Pass that was gorgeous. There were so many cars we weren't sure we were going to be able to park but we got lucky. This is where we got our first glimpse of MT Rainier and we were in total awe. It was the most beautiful sight I've seen on this trip. We took lots of pictures but it is more beautiful than the photos. There was a small ...
... to be kidding me!" and "How does this even exist?!"
I wanted to get to a campsite before they were all taken so I first stopped at White River (fed by glaciers!) Campground and found a sweet nook in a grove of evergreens. The campgrounds at Rainier are packed, as should be expected on a summer weekend. Entering the campground, I saw a sign warning that this area of the mountain is very dangerous, and is prone to flooding and landslides as a result of ...
... bridge which is fun to cross over the Laughingwater creek on,the trail carries on through dense forest and we observe various fungi on the damp tree trunks we take pictures of the enormous trees,standing and fallen and me crouching inside the rotted away inside of one.On the return we take photos from the suspension bridge and we walk down to a riverside opening and watch the river we return back to the car and drive further up towards Sunrise and stop at a frozen lake called ...