Late September 2011 saw me car camping at Mt Rainier National Park and doing the classic Panorama Point hiking loop in the Paradise area of Mt. Rainier National Park. We caught the timing perfect with wildflowers at their peak and a warm and mostly sunny day.

My brother poses in front of Mt Rainier

The marmots are not shy

Zooming in on climbers hiking up to Muir Camp

Looking south from Rainier at the Tatoosh Range

western pasqueflower

Paradise Inn with the Tatoosh Range behind