My husband and I drove up to the foothills of Mt. Rainier last weekend for our friends’ wedding. Being so close to the mountain, we couldn’t resist going into the national park for some hiking. We had blue bird skies and wildflowers and it was a treat to be up in the alpine meadows.

View from Paradise, Mt. Rainier. 7" x 5" field sketch
photo credit: Darin Reid
Marmot supervisor, photo credit: Darin Reid