» around seattle
We headed out to Seattle to meet up with family for Thanksgiving.

Downtown Seattle from Rizal Bridge.

Downtown through a dirty airplane window.

Space Needle as seen from Queen Anne Park.

Pike Place Market.

» snoqualmie falls
Snowqualmie Falls is about 30 miles east of downtown Seattle. Since it's easy to reach and one of the most impressive waterfalls in Washington, it is also one of the top tourist destinations.

Snoqualmie Falls.

The full 268 feet of Snoqualmie Falls.

» bellingham area
Kate and Steve showed us around Bellingham for part of a day. We checked out the waterfalls of Whatcom Park, downtown Bellingham, and the Fairhaven Boardwalk.

Left: Mount Baker from Ferndale. Right: The view from Chuckanut Drive after sunset.

» rattlesnake ridge
Erik and I did a short but steep hike up to Rattlesnake Ridge, just west of the Cascade Range.

Left: Mount Si as seen from Rattlesnake Ridge. Right: Mountains to the east.

Stumps in Rattlesnake Lake.


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Mount Rainier, Washington
November 23, 2007
Enjoying a sunny and snowy day on Mount Rainer.
Seattle, Washington
November 16 - 24, 2007
Views from Seattle and the surrounding area.
Vancouver, Canada
March, 2002
We mainly went to Vancouver to play in a hockey tournament but we also spent a day skiing at Whistler mountain.
Whistler-Blackcomb Mountain, Canada
March, 2000
Skiing Whistler mountain, north of Vancouver, Canada.
Mount St. Helens, Washington
June 29, 2016
Spending a day on the Windy Ridge side of Mount St. Helens.
Olympic Peninsula, Washington
November 18 - 20, 2007
Checking out the beaches, rainforests, and waterfalls of Olympic National Park.
Seattle Area
June, 2003
Olympic NP, North Cascades NP, Vancouver.
Whistler-Blackcomb Mountain, Canada
January, 2002
Skiing Whistler mountain, north of Vancouver, Canada.