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Mt. Rainier Sunrise | by Phil's Pixels
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Mt. Rainier Sunrise

Rosy skies at first light on Mr. Rainier. Taken near the northeast Sunrise area of the Park.


"Sitting at an elevation of 6,400-feet in the parkland meadows of Yakima Park, Sunrise is Mount Rainier’s highest visitor center. With close-up views of the massive Emmons Glacier, and hundreds of acres of meadows bursting with wildflowers; Sunrise rivals the more popular Paradise when it comes to scenic splendor. And situated in the park’s drier northeastern corner thanks to Mount Rainier’s rain-shadow effect, Sunrise as the name suggests is also one of the first places in the park to capture morning’s early light."


Hard to top this special scene and moment. A favorite sunrise.


Have a wonderful Friday and weekend!

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Taken on September 12, 2014