Mt Saint Helens and Spirit Lake

Mount Saint Helens and Spirit Lake, seen from camp below Mount Margaret


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Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - May 25, 2010 8:39 am - Voted 10/10

very pretty....

wow... and I never been there. It looks so beautiful... and nice photography - flowers, lake, mountains.


mrchad9 - May 25, 2010 12:53 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: very pretty....

Thanks Liba. It's worth the trip out if you can manage it sometime. Very interesting visitor centers with lots of information and history. The lake is interesting, still covered with 100s of floating logs from the blast, on the left side of the lake.


rdmc - May 25, 2010 9:58 am - Voted 10/10

Awesome shot!

Very nicely done!

I lived near Mount Saint Helens for a short time..... your photo depicts it's beauty very well.



mrchad9 - May 25, 2010 12:56 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome shot!

Thanks so much Roxy. I'd love to live in that area sometime. Very nice all around.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - May 25, 2010 10:32 am - Voted 10/10

Looks like paradise echo what the other SPers said - beautiful.



mrchad9 - May 25, 2010 12:58 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Looks like paradise

Thanks Sarah! I was so disappointed when I woke, everything was clouded in. Lucky for me by the time we packed up the clouds broke and I found a nice spot.


Marcsoltan - May 25, 2010 11:31 pm - Voted 10/10


gorgeous photo deserving of the first place finish. You have the vision and the skill. Great to have you around.
Happy climbing, Chad.


mrchad9 - May 25, 2010 11:48 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Another...

Thank you so much Marc... I'm just happy that you and others enjoy taking a look every now and then. You have so many fantastic photos from different areas, I really appreciate your thoughts. I especially like your photos of Mount Tom and Basin Mountain- I could look at them anytime.


lcarreau - May 26, 2010 12:21 am - Voted 10/10

How ya doin' ?

I just came back from the Philippines where
I flew over and observed hundreds of volcanoes,
but NONE looked more attractive than Mt. St. Helens.

Didn't the 30th anniversary just go by?
Who knows where the time goes ...


mrchad9 - May 26, 2010 12:34 am - Hasn't voted

Re: How ya doin' ?

Thanks Larry- Would not have have minded some time in the Philippines recently. Spent the last weekend freezing my butt off while it snowed.

Its amazing how the years seem to go by from events like that.


Henryk - May 26, 2010 2:54 am - Voted 10/10

Wonderful photo!

Thank you for posting. Your photo reminds me of my visit to Mt Saint Helens back in 2001. Greetings, Henryk.


mrchad9 - May 26, 2010 12:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful photo!

Thank you Henry, I'm glad you enjoyed it!


Marmaduke - May 26, 2010 4:03 am - Voted 10/10

When did you take the photo?

Thought you were way, way, way south this weekend. Fantastic photo


mrchad9 - May 26, 2010 12:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: When did you take the photo?

Right. Last weekend featured a lot of whiteout though- looking like I may head back this weekend- let me know if you are interested. This was in July, but I liked the photo and I didn't see anything like it on the Mt St Helens page.


Marmaduke - May 26, 2010 8:36 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: When did you take the photo?

Well I should have noticed the fact that the complete lack of snow would indicate this wasn't this past weekend.


EricChu - May 26, 2010 8:06 am - Voted 10/10

Number two!

This is just gorgeous, Chad! The contrast of the flowers with their beautiful rose color with the mountain and the lake and the clouds floating is just ravishing! I love it!
Congratulations and cheers,


mrchad9 - May 26, 2010 12:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Number two!

Thank you Eric- Your photos are pretty spectacular so I'll happily take those comments. It was definitely a nice day.

Ed F

Ed F - May 26, 2010 10:30 am - Voted 10/10




mrchad9 - May 26, 2010 12:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Excellent

Thank you Ed. Lucky enough to in the right place at the right time.

Konrad Sus

Konrad Sus - May 26, 2010 1:24 pm - Voted 10/10

HQ photo

Great composition, but We must remember - this is sleeping beast.

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