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Mt. Rainier Panorama from Skyline Trail
Mt. Rainier Panorama

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While hiking that day, several of us heard a loud roar that we later agreed was an avalanche.

Taken from High Skyline Trail on August 24, 2009

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lcarreauKathy ...

lcarreau

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That's the Nisqually Glacier feeding the
Nisqually River.

Those glaciers are "actively" moving. You
probably heard some rockfall associated with
the movement of the glacier.

Either that, or somebody in your group had
their Sony Walkman turned up too loud !!!
Posted Sep 9, 2009 12:49 am

silversummitRe: Kathy ...

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Well, it could have been rockfall but it sounded like thunder or a sonic boom to several of us! Later some people ahead of us said they saw an avalanche on the face.

Saw no Walkmans that day but did see teens going up the trails in flip-flops!
Posted Sep 9, 2009 7:30 am

lcarreauRe: Kathy ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

Very true!

That's a cool waterfall coming down into the
Nisqually, and great capture of Tum Tum peak
off to the far left.

Something could have come down off the
Nisqually or Kautz ice cliffs. Great pan !!!
Posted Sep 9, 2009 12:03 pm

silversummitRe: Kathy ...

silversummit

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Thanks Larry! I'll be posting more of that "No Name" waterfall later since I got some shots as I hiked up.
Posted Sep 9, 2009 1:07 pm

EricChuExcellent!

EricChu

Voted 10/10

A marvellous panoramic photo, dear Kathy...I imagine this was in the early morning?
Posted Nov 5, 2009 6:13 pm

silversummitRe: Excellent!

silversummit

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Thanks! Actually this was early afternoon. Early morning could have been cloudy and it takes at least a couple hours to get up that high. Mt. Rainier get clouded over all day about 30-60% of the time so I grabbed a sunny day and hiked up!
Posted Nov 5, 2009 7:27 pm

metal4lyfawesome!

metal4lyf

Voted 10/10

This is making me anticipate my trip to Rainier even more. Great panorama!
Posted Mar 27, 2010 1:21 pm

silversummitRe: awesome!

silversummit

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Thank you! I would go back in an instant.

Enjoy your trip and I can't wait to see your pics!
Posted Mar 27, 2010 1:27 pm

NanulsGreat panorama

Nanuls

Voted 10/10

Had to zoom to check out this one - one of the best panoramas I've seen!
Posted Apr 17, 2010 6:33 pm

silversummitRe: Great panorama

silversummit

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Thank you Nanuls!

I've been admiring your work for quite awhile and hope to see your country someday!
Posted Apr 18, 2010 9:52 am

silversummitRe: Very cool panorama!

silversummit

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Thanks! Gotta give credit to Canon for help on this one. Rainier is so worth a visit.
Posted May 31, 2010 10:59 pm

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