Pebble Creek

September 8, 2012
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  • IMG 3095  Sunrise going down North 30th.
  • DSC 0003  A happy hiker.
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  • IMG 3084  Trailhead.
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  • DSC 0010  We went right up Alta Vista - the steep way.
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  • DSC 0016  The wild flowers were still going strong.
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  • DSC 0029  COLOR!
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  • DSC 0034  Always waiting for me to catch up...
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  • DSC 0071  Looking out at the Nisqually Glacier.
  • DSC 0074  The tail through the rocks up Panorama Point.  There were a whole lot of climbing parties on the trail that day.
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  • DSC 0083small  The magazine cover photo.
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  • DSC 0093  The Muir Snowfield
  • DSC 0093-2  Camp Muir.  The rectangular black box is the Rainier Mountain eering Inc (RMI) shelter.  It's a big plywood box tied down to the rock - to keep it from blowing away.
  • DSC 0096  Just before Pebble Creek
  • DSC 0100  Pebble Creek.  The Muir Snowfield is smaller than I've ever seen it.
  • DSC 0100-2  Lots of people heading to Muir.
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  • DSC 0103-2  A closer view of the upper Muir Snowfield.
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  • DSC 0165  RMI clients practicing mountaineering skills on Panorama Point for their summit bids.
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  • DSC 0175  The Tatooshes with Mt St Helens in the background.
  • DSC 0176  Another look back at Camp Muir.  Note all the people on the upper snowfield
  • DSC 0176-2  A close up view.
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