Mt St Helens and Spirit Lake

Mt. St. Helens and Spirit Lake from Mt. Margaret the summer before the eruption.

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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - May 26, 2007 8:50 am - Voted 10/10

It was

beautiful then!

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - Jan 27, 2008 1:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Wish I'd seen this!

I was up in that general area during the summer of '79 also, but the weather was horrible, so there were no views. Also I was with a bunch of kids who would have been too lazy to get on top of anything, so even with perfect weather I still probably wouldn't have seen this view. But at least I could have seen the mountain from the trail and gotten some photos. Oh well... -Bob

oldandslow

oldandslow - Jan 29, 2008 4:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wish I'd seen this!

I've posted a picture of my hiking companions. The youngest did need some prodding from his sister.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jul 8, 2008 2:13 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow

it was picture pefect. To bad its gone

lcarreau

lcarreau - Apr 15, 2010 3:51 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow ...

It was so beautiful back then!

I visited Washington in 1975, (five years before the eruption), but I was unable to see
Mt. St. Helens due to cloud cover.

In 1980, I felt the ground shake while I was
visiting my grandmother in Puyallup.

oldandslow

oldandslow - Apr 16, 2010 5:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow

It is not so beautiful anymore but it is worth a visit. SilverSummit has a nice album of recent pictures.

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