DATE AND TIME: 071806, 1112;

DATE AND TIME: 071806, 1112;
CAMERA: Olympus SP-500 UZ, 6 megapixel, 10x optical, 5x digital;
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION: A late-morning view of the massive Mt. Rainier, taken on a flight from Albuquerque to Seattle. In the lower half of the photo, you can see the road to Chinook Pass (bottom left 1/3) and the Crystal Mountain ski slopes (bottom right 1/3).


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Epdrun1 - Oct 11, 2006 5:56 pm - Voted 9/10

Good timing.

Great shot. I was actually on the mountain at that exact time you were flying over. I was going through crevasse rescue practice at our basecamp at Ingrahm Flats. Most flights that went anywhere near the mountain caused large rock falls due to the extremely warm temps.


dherrera96 - Oct 24, 2006 9:55 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good timing.

Yeah, it was unusually hot when I was there in mid-to-late July (in the mid-90s). I was visiting my older half-brother, who works at Microsoft. It kind of cooled down one week later.

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