Part of S’s 17th birthday celebration: a camping trip and hiking Mount Ellinor, the southern-most peak along the eastern front of the Olympics. Some of the trail looks like this:That was an easy bit. There are occasional scrambly parts too.
Snowfields in August are a delight!
About half-way up, and already above the clouds.
At the summit!
Lake Cushman to the right; the Hood Canal to the left.I adore my S girl to the moon and back and I love that she wanted a hike for her birthday. 🙂