New Images Autumn North Cascades

New Images Autumn North Cascades

Liberty Bell Mountain North Cascades #64469 New Images Autumn North CascadesLiberty Bell Mountains, North Cascades  #64469  Purchase

My final group of images from 2018 is now online and ready for viewing. As with the past several new releases I have added a selection of highlights to the New Images Gallery. You can see even more by visiting the Washington Gallery or searching by keyword/location.

This past year I have been very fortunate to have been able to visit some exciting new locations in the Midwest and Appalachian Mountains. However, it somehow seems fitting that the year is finishing up with a successful fall trip on my home turf. Washington Pass and Rainy Pass along North Cascades Highway are two of the most scenic sections of the state. This area holds many fond memories for me, so I’ll jump at any chance I can get to photograph there. On this most recent visit in early October I was lucky to have both fresh snowfall and sub-alpine larches at their peak color.

Liberty Bell Mountain North Cascades #64568 New Images Autumn North CascadesLiberty Bell Mountain from Washington Pass Overlook  #64568  Purchase

The other location included in this set is even closer to home, Heather Meadows Recreation Area. Just an hour up the road, I’ve been their many dozens of times, for photography, skiing, and hiking. This area of easy access can be very crowded in every season. So on this occasion I hiked the Ptarmigan Ridge trail on a quiet Monday in spectacular fall weather. The next morning I photographed near the ski area just as a few clouds drifted in to herald a change of weather.

Alpine Larches North Cascades #64608  New Images Autumn North CascadesSub-alpine Larches North Cascades  #64608  Purchase

Cutthroat Pass Larches, North Cascades #64521 New Images Autumn North CascadesBlack Peak and sub-alpine larches, North Cascades  #64521  Purchase

Table Mountain North Cascades Washington #64649 New Images Autumn North CascadesHeather Meadows Recreation Area #64649  Purchase

Heather Meadows in autumn North Cascades #64642 New Images Autumn North CascadesTable Mountain, Heather Meadows Recreation Area  #64642  Purchase

 

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