Winter is always photogenic, especially in the snow. Trevor Anderson made the most of the scant opportunities this winter to go on a photography expedition to Mt Rainier and came back with a surprise
Having had low snow levels in the last few years in the Pacific Northwest, this winter’s El Nino pattern has brought a lot of precipitation mixed with sufficiently cool temperatures that have helped to bolster the snow pack in the Cascades. Though the increase in inclement weather has reduced the amount of decent opportunities to get clear views of the mountains, when these have been visible the scenery has been nothing short of majestic. That statement was underscored during a trip I took to Rainier in January to capture some of the recent snowfall. I have spent a lot of time hiking around Rainier, but have had limited exposure to it while it has been fully snow-covered; and in order to get a well-rounded experience of a mountain, it is essential to …
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