Rainier Sunrise 2010


A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The clouds frequently obscured the distance views, but here's a glimpse beyond the Sunrise Inn.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. Dew drops on the fresh needle growth.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. I love the Western Anemone, Old Man of the Mountain, or Pasqueflower Seedhead.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. Fran stands beside a field of Pasqueflowers in the seed stage.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. I love the Western Anemone, Old Man of the Mountain, or Pasqueflower Seedhead.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The Inn at Sunrise, and the Ranger Station.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. Once we reach the ridge the clouds open a bit to allow some views.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. Fran eating, while I grab another Pasqueflower picture.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. A view to the east from the ridge trail above Sunrise.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. A Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel (GMGS) was not far away (via 720mm equivalent tele lens).A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. An unnamed frozen yellow flower along the trail.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. A peekaboo view south from Sunrise.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. This view shows the distance away the mountain goats are, which can be seen through the telephoto lens of my camera in subsequent shots.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The distant mountain goats seem quite close when seen via my telephoto lens (equivalent 720mm).A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The distant mountain goats seem quite close when seen via my telephoto lens.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The view to the NE from the ridge trail.A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. A view across to the trail we took earlier climbing to the "nature trail loop"A walk at the Sunrise area, Rainier Natl park, 9/19/2010. The mountain always looks very tall seen from the Sunrise area.


These images were taken with my Fuji  HS10 "bridge camera".


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