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October 6, 2013: Whittier Ridge & Lakes Trail, Washington

I also posted a full trip report (with fewer photos, but more words) on And here's a map.
Muddy River at sunrise Mt. St. Helens at sunrise frosty bramble leaves frost on fireweed seeds frost on huckleberry leaves
buckwheat Mt. Adams & Meta Lake fungus Norway Pass & Bear Pass pearly everlasting
Sitka valerian bluff above Norway Pass Mt. St. Helens & Spirit Lake western mountain aster Mt. St. Helens & Spirit Lake
Grizzly Lake Oregon sunshine pond near Twin Lakes fall colors & Obscurity Lake (a.k.a. Twin Lakes) snow on the trail near Panhandle Lake
Panhandle Lake Goat Mountain & Green River Panhandle Lake & Mt. Adams Shovel Lake & Whittier Ridge Mt. Adams & Panhandle Lake
Shovel Lake & Mt. Whittier Mt. Adams & Shovel Lake eruption-killed trees goat tracks & trail flags Shovel Lake, Strawberry Mountain, & Goat Rocks
north side of Whittier Ridge snowy trail view to the northeast Mt. St. Helens, The Dome, & Coldwater Peak Mt. St. Helens & backlit huckleberry leaves
Coldwater Peak, Coldwater Lake, & Minnie Peak Mt. Adams & Mt. Whittier Mt. Teragram & Mt. Margaret the trail fall colors in Coldwater Valley
rocky debris & fall colors below the trail Mt. Whittier Whittier Ridge & Minnie Peak ladybugs (Oregon lady beetles) view to the south
Mt. Rainier & Holmstedt Lake south face of Mt. Whittier rock arch Holmstedt Lake ridge above Boot Lake
eastern end of Whittier Ridge Whittier Ridge pinnacles trail behind the pinnacles Coldwater Valley, from the pinnacles Whittier Ridge pinnacles
Boot Lake & Mt. Adams Whittier Ridge snowy basin filled with animal tracks top of Mt. Teragram grouse or ptarmigan tracks
snow & huckleberry leaves Mt. St. Helens & Mt. Margaret view to the northeast Mt. Margaret, St. Helens Lake, Coldwater Peak, & The Dome basin below Mt. Teragram
windblown waterfall lupine & snow Mt. Margaret & Mt. Teragram fall colors & Mt. Adams fall colors
Mt. St. Helens & Spirit Lake paintbrush & pearly everylasting fall colors & evening shadows galls on willow leaves bright orange vine maples

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