Autumn At Cutthroat Pass

Golden larch trees and dramatic mountains in the North Cascades of Washington State create the perfect scene for landscape photography. Trevor Anderson visited the area last autumn to capture the gorgeous colours

During October in the North Cascades of Washington State the hillsides turn golden due to the Lyall larch that grows on the mountainous ridges between 5,900 and 7,000ft. The window for their prime color is brief, and it is rare that this prime color will coincide with decent weather, as weather in the Northwest typically becomes much more inclement in October. I consider myself very fortunate to have captured these trees under a couple days of great light on a recent trip to the North Cascades.

The autumn of 2014 in the Northwest has been unseasonably warm. Knowing that this type of...

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Trevor Anderson

I am Trevor Anderson and I am a Pacific Northwest based Photographer. With the immense natural beauty and recreational opportunities available in my region, I was drawn to exploring the moods of nature while hiking at a relatively young age.

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