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after 1.5 miles and 2000 feet of elevation gain of misty fog and wildflowers blooming..i arrived to this spot.unfortunately i took too many pictures of wildflowers and the sun had just crested the hills..blasting the main drop with harshness. decided to make the trek up to Van Trump Park above the falls to look out from the top. well the snow covered and hid the trail probably..50 yards from the falls! did make it too the top..making my own path. and wow..what a gorgeous area..and all to myself :) spent some time making my way through the snow to upper comet falls for a gander..unfortunately the glacier of Mt Rainier could not be seen due to clouds..saw just a glimpse.


by the time i had made it to the top of the falls..the clouds had made there way up the mountain and totally obstructed the views :/ did stand on the rim and could see the river after the drop but vertigo set in and decided to step back just a tad.


did try to wait out the rising clouds but they just became thicker and thicker. did make friends with some whistle pigs before i made the journey back down. i arrived back at this spot and the clouds had sat just perfectly for me :)

traveling around the mountain my decision to not wait out the clouds was wise..one cloud sat on this area through the evening.


thanks for following me on my hike and day at mt rainier..hope you enjoyed :D

oh yeah..this is Comet Falls, Mt Rainier, WA :D
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:iconnwunseen:
NWunseen Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:thanks: very grateful, Peter!
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September-Sapphire Jan 9, 2014  Student Writer
This is so beautiful and magical, the whole picture just gives a feeling of calm, I love it!!
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NWunseen Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:aww: so grateful for your wonderful words..thank you very much!
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:iconseptember-sapphire:
September-Sapphire Jan 12, 2014  Student Writer
You're welcome!!
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:iconexit-humanity:
exit-humanity Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
all your photos
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exit-humanity Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
splendid
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:iconnwunseen:
NWunseen Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
very grateful for the kind words..thank you :)
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:iconexit-humanity:
exit-humanity Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
welcome:)
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slowdog294 Oct 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
Beautiful. :winner:
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