5-Day Backpacking trip in the Indian Heaven Wilderness
Day Hike up Mount Saint Helens
Indian Heaven Wilderness
Mount St. Helens
The gang at the start
Off we go
Mom, are you in there?
Watch your step
Here's a nice place to rest
A study in purple
Meeting Mom and Dad for the first time
Would you let your daughter date this guy?
Advance Scout Merrie
Advance Scout Al
Going up for some pictures
More Adams (notice the clear cutting below the tree line)
Snow in July
No, I'm going to carry the moonshine!
Waterfall along the way
This is where we were
I guess they're not too disappointed with their daughters choice
A couple of great people
Well, they haven't pushed me off the mountain yet, I must be doing OK
Let me know if someone comes down this trail
Mom testing out the new Sealy Posturepedic Backpack - Very Comfy
A moment to ponder ...
a wonderful view
"... and that's how the Theory of Relativity can be used to prove the existence of dark matter"
I must have been a lot smarter with long hair!
Cool Hand Mom
What's for dinner?
This is where the bridge is that I'm going to take a nap on.
See, told you so.
A subtle hint from the considerate advanced scouts
All we need here are a couple of moose
I'm sure this picture turned out awesome. And they still didn't push me off the mountain.
Hey, I could have something long-term here.
Someone's been drinking too much moonshine!
The beauty parlor, reservations required
More snow in July
Not seeing eye-to-eye
No really, would you let your daughter date this guy?
Mount Saint Helens
I wonder where I put that long hair wig...
Lupine near Mt. St. Helens
The vegetation is still not recovered
Spotted Coral-Root Orchid
Indian Paint Brush
Some charred trees from the eruption
More Indian Paintbrush
An old tree stump
The gang by the old tree stump
Mom wondering how Dad's doing on the Rogue River
Done for the day