January 3, 2014

My Birthday Excursion

Happy New Year everyone! I hope all of you had a lovely holiday season. Just a quick "Photo Friday" today, as I work on my next "Place to Call Home" post.

As some of you know I turned 29 on December 14th. A few days later on my day off I took a snowshoe trip up to Mt. Hood here in Oregon. It has become a tradition for me to take an annual trek in the snow around my birthday. It was a beautiful day and I would like to share some pictures with you.

This tree seems to have built itself a fort

Mt. Hood peeking through the trees

The Tilly Jane Ski Cabin

Mt. Hood looming over the Cloud Cap Inn

... And again

My view at lunch

Front of the Cloud Cap Inn

Looking up at Hood from Gnarl Ridge

Contrast due to wind

See...I really was there

The highest point I reached on the mountain

From left to right: Mt. Saint Helens, Mt. Ranier, and Mt. Adams

An old shelter left on the mountain


Last view of Mt. Hood on a glorious day.

(This post was shared on the Tuesday Greens, Tuesdays with a Twist, Maple Hill Hop, Down Home Blog Hop, and Freedom Friday's Blog Hop)

2 comments:

  1. What an amazing place to hike or snowshoe! That second shot is gorgeous!

    Happy belated birthday. I am often in a reflective move when the clock turns another year on my life. Thanks for sharing this beautiful space.

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  2. My pleasure. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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