Adventures Northwest Magazine Summer 2019

Page 30

Tina Arnold

Summer in Paradise Mount Rainier towers over the Pacific Northwest, an iconic volcano that embodies the drama and majesty that define this special part of the country. The Mountain stands at 14,411 ft and is the highest point in Washington and the Cascade Range. The summer months are the most popular time to visit Rainier due to its extensive wildflower displays in late July and August. Thousands of photographers come from around the world to visit the high alpine meadows that encircle the peak in the hopes of capturing classic images of the multi-hued gardens contrasted with the white mountain. These remarkable meadows can be easily viewed; whether you travel the park by car or explore on foot. If you make the pilgrimage, please remember to always stay on the trails to help protect this fragile environment. See more of Tina’s photography at Visit to view an extended gallery of Tina’s Mt. Rainier portfolio. This page top: Tipsoo Lake; bottom: Tarn, Pinnacle Peak Trail Following page, clockwise from upper left: Wildflower Explosion; Summer Dreams; Alpine Gardens; Morning Glow; Fremont Lookout; Tatoosh Range


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