Mt. Rainier July 2004 found on flicker with this note: Climbing Mt. Rainier with RMI for The American Lung Association of Washington's Climb for Clean Air. I was on a rest break on the glacier above Little Tahoma while the guide took someone to a lower party to go back down. At first I was annoyed, but -- I was able to sit for 20 minutes and watch the sun come up. What an amazing experience. The two guys in red were on my rope team. Little Tahoma below us.
time stands still with these old barns that have advertising painted on them along rural American...this one for Rock City
San Juan Skyway in Colorado. This 233-mile loop passes through two alpine national forests, four mountain passes, and a handful of charming Old West mining and railroad towns. There's also a 50-mile Million Dollar Highway section of the route, which boasts particularly scenic curves through tunnels and atop waterfalls in the Red Mountains and Uncompahgre Gorge. One of ten great all-American road trips.
This is a small adobe church located in the ghost town of Pinos Altos, New Mexico. It was built in 1898 with money donated by Phoebe Elizabeth Apperson Hearst, an American philanthropist, feminist and suffragist, who was also the mother of William Randolph Hearst. Phoebe and her huband, George, owned a mine in Pinos Altos, which was once a very productive gold mining town. Today, the tiny town is sparsely populated by people who have restored some of the historic homes in the area. The…