Knapsack Pass

August 11, 2012
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  • DSC 2113  Mowich Lake, Mt Rainier
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  • DSC 2116  The trail through Knapsack Pass begins behind the ranger cabin.
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  • DSC 2121  A view back at the lake
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  • DSC 2140  Lots and lots of great waterfalls
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  • DSC 2153  The Queen
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  • DSC 2201  Knapsack Pass
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  • DSC 2223  By this time, the bugs were getting really intense.
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  • DSC 2249  A view of Mowich Lake from the top of the Pass
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  • IMG 2711  BUGS!
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  • IMG 2715  And more bugs!
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  • DSC 2269  Top of the Pass; Rainier summit peaking around the corner
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  • DSC 2275  Echo Rock and Observation Rock
  • DSC 2281  Echo Rock on the left, and Observation Rock at right, on Rainier's flank.  Between them, the Flett Glacier.
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  • DSC 2297  Looking back at Knapsack Pass
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  • DSC 2317  We're making for Mt Pleasant, upper left by Rainier summit.
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  • DSC 2341  Looking back from Mt Pleasant, Knapsack Pass is just to the right of the middle of the picture
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  • DSC 2347  We've turned the corner on Mt Pleasant
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  • DSC 2358  Climbing up the east side of Mt Pleasant
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  • DSC 2368  Walking towards the saddle between Mt Pleasant and Hesson Rock, which is in the background
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  • DSC 2385  Hessong Rock
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  • DSC 2401  Descending from the saddle to Spray Park
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  • DSC 2404  Spray Park
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  • DSC 2416  Looking back at the saddle.  Hessong Rock at left
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  • DSC 2423  Walking back to Mowich Lake on the Wonderland Trail
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