Saturday, September 22, 2012

On this day in Wenatchee, Washington, the air quality was so bad due to wildfire that the local schools and municipal offices were closed.  How do you think the firefighters felt?
Sun rises over Silver Star Mountain and Vasiliki Ridge, washington
Liberty Bell, near Winthrop, Washington through the smoky blue haze of nearby wildfires
The Knife Edge backbone of the Pickets...awesome.  North Cascades, Washington
The Sun makes a last appearance in the Pickets
Fury in the Picket Range
 The Picket Range, North Cascades, Washington

Dee Wright Observatory on McKenzie Pass, originally a CCC work crew project in the 30's still welcomes visitors to the volcanic plateau...
Dee Wright Observatory, Or.

Dee Wright Observatory, McKenzie Pass
Goldendale, Washington
Northern Exposure, anyone?
Yale Lake, Cougar, Washington