Hand holding snow and ice near summer alpine lake
Snow covers most of Tipsoo Lake in Mount Rainier National Park well into June. This alpine lake, located near the summit of Chinook Pass, stands 5,299 feet (1,615 m) above sea level.
A small stone cottage with cedar shingles stands in a forest of tall evergreen trees on a winter afternoon in this low-key image. A wood and metal picnic table is partially visible to the right.
Mount Rainier, Washington state
The dormant volcano Mount Rainier stands in the distance on a bright summer day. Also known as Mount Tacoma or Mount Tahoma, this stratovolcano is the highest mountain the Pacific Northwest's Cascade Range.
Avalanche lilies, an alpine wildflower, line a sun-dappled shaded path near Mount Rainier.
Rainier + Tipsoo Lake, WA, June 2017
White trilliums, an alpine wildflower, line a sun-dappled shaded path near Mount Rainier.