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Old Mar 29th, 2020, 01:55 PM
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Utah

Arches, Utah
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odds and ends:

A few of winter in Yosemite



Merced river















Mid afternoon - Frost remains in the shadows of the bridge rails
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Old Mar 29th, 2020, 02:44 PM
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And some SW national parks and sites:



Montezuma's Castle



Lake Powell



Bryce canyon




Zion NP


Monument Valley






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I really missed all these beautiful places. Here comes CA photos.











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Originally Posted by mms
Cherthor--Loved the OR and WA pics you posted. Born and raised here, so know all those places. The first one from the visitors center at Johnston Ridge really made me smile. I love going there and seeing the changes since the mountain blew. I remember that day and the ash coming down on our house.
OR and WA are very beautiful states. I am planning on going back to visit in the coming years. I am a nature lover, and love to hike, so there are plenty of places for me to venture and explore. For the meanwhile, I will just have to settle with all the armchair traveling.
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Cherthor--I grew up near Silver Falls. We do a lot of hiking and backpacking in the mountains, and this summer is going to be rough as all trails in both OR and WA will be closed. Many of them until the end of September. It's going to be a rough summer! Fishing is closed too.
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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 08:37 AM
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For CA:
1. Point Bonita lighthouse SFO
2. Point Reyes lighthouse
4. Mount Whitney
5. Devil postpone NM
6. Half Dome view from Tioga road viewpoint
7. Point Reyes Seashore
8. Lake along Tioga road
9. Point Montana lighthouse
10. Pigeon point lighthouse
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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 09:01 AM
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Agnes Gorge bear Stehekin, WA

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PCT in North Cascades WA
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Brooks Range near the Gates of the Arctic

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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 09:11 AM
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My Rainier

My Rainier
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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 09:23 AM
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Lake Ingalls, WA

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Snowshoeing Hurricane Ridge

PCT North Cascades

Snowshoeing/camping above Artist Point at Mt Baker

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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 01:15 PM
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mms - is that a marmot?
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Melnq8--Yes it is. They are all over and have no fear of humans.
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Old Mar 30th, 2020, 02:01 PM
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mms - cool. I've never seen one in the wild.
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Melnq8--Really? Wow! I guess I have just taken them for granted as we see them all the time on higher elevation hikes.
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Originally Posted by mms

Lake Ingalls, WA

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Snowshoeing Hurricane Ridge

PCT North Cascades

Snowshoeing/camping above Artist Point at Mt Baker

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Wow! Absolutely beautiful pictures.
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Cherthor—thank you. We are so fortunate to have the mountains so close. We probably won’t get to hike and backpack this summer as literally every area is shut down due to Covid 19. Some forests are saying until the end of September 😢
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Hiked to one of my geocaches last month.


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Fabulous! Thanks to all.😍
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It is by no means that I am hogging this trend. It is just that in such a difficult time, we need to show how beautiful this country is.
NY city -

NYC

Fearless Girl Statue

The World trade Center Sphere

Liberty Island

The Oculus structure at the World Trade Center

The One World Trade Center
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