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Pretty wildflowers - white pasque flower seed heads and purple lupine, high on Wenatchee Ridge Trail.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Distant mountains, including snow covered Mt. Rainier, 14,411 ft. (center right), Are seen looking southwest from the Poe Mountain summit - 6,015 ft.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Mountains stretch on forever to the east-northeast, as seen from Poe Mountain, 6,015 ft.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Snowy Glacier Peak, 10,541 ft. (left of center), nearby Longfellow Mountain, 6,577 ft. (center), and Whittier Peak, 7,281 ft. (right), looking north from Poe Mountain, 6,015 ft.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
A bird's eye view of Wenatchee Ridge Trail below from a lookout up higher along the trail.  Rugged mountains stretch into the far distance in all directions.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Panorama of mountains to the south, including Mt. Rainier, 14,411 ft., in the far distance (far right) from high on the ridge top of Wenatchee Ridge Trail.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Mountains to the northeast emerge high on Wenatchee Ridge Trail. Whittier Peak, 7,281 ft., is the pointy peak on the far left.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Snow covered Mt. Rainier, 14,411 ft., in the far distance (center right) is constantly in the view to the southwest along Little Wenatchee Ridge Trail.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Climbing up to Poe Mountain in the distance (upper center) on the ridge top, amid wildflowers on Little Wenatchee Ridge Trail in mid July.
Jul 28, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Irving Peak, 5,862 ft., seen to the east through a break in the trees along Irving Pass Trail.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Little Wenatchee River in its gorge, is far below Little Wenatchee Gorge Trail.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Little Wenatchee River in its gorge, seen from the north side of the river.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Little Wenatchee River slightly downstream from the gorge.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Beautiful fir forest of the Little Wenatchee River valley with Little Wenatchee River Trail traveling through it.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Lush meadows of the Little Wenatchee River valley with Little Wenatchee River Trail running through them.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Looking up (west) the Little Wenatchee River valley to the high country as Little Wenatchee River Trail begins climbing.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
The Little Wenatchee River Valley ahead, is characterized by fir forests and lush meandows. Poet Ridge is on the left/northeast, and the foot of Cady Ridge can be seen to the right/southwest.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA
Beautiful, sunlit, forested hillside that Little Wenatchee River Trail switchbacks up to get to the high country.
Jul 27, 2021 near Skykomish, WA