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I love this game...Name this mountain

post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
Hi all,

I was browsing my pics and came across this shot. So, I thought I would share it and see if anyone could guess the mountain.

Also, can you guess where it was taken from?

Enjoy:


Sean
post #2 of 18
An Error Has Occurred Mountain?
post #3 of 18
Thread Starter 

Back in business

OK,

I figured out what I did wrong and am now able to post the picture. Here it is:

Name this mountain

Cheers,

Sean
post #4 of 18

just a guess

reminiscent of pics i've seen of mt. baker.
post #5 of 18
Thread Starter 
Not quite.
post #6 of 18
Gotta be Hood. I think I can see the Timberline Lodge in the photo.

Bob
post #7 of 18
Think north of Hood, and South of Baker, but more-or-less on the line between them.

North of Adams, too.

Not a lot of lifts on it. If there were, in the snow conditions shown in the photo, you're looking at about double the vertical of Whistler/Blackcomb.
post #8 of 18
Gee. Is there a beer named after it?
post #9 of 18
I always thought they named the mountain after the beer!
post #10 of 18
mt ranier dont know how to spell that i think it is taken from crystal


looks like it atleast
post #11 of 18
St. Helens pre-eruption.
post #12 of 18
Rainier as seen from the top of Crystal Mountain.
post #13 of 18
Thread Starter 

winner

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lars
Rainier as seen from the top of Crystal Mountain.
Winna winna chicken dinna!!

Sure nuff, I took this on my first and only trip to Crystal Mountain this past March. I was meeting some friends in Seattle and had some time to kill before dinner. So, I went skiing.

Conditions were spring slop but, the sky was blue and the sun was shining.

I couldn't believe how close and how BIG Rainier looked. It was an impressive site.

Crystal was a really cool mountain too. On a powder day that place would rock. The lifts were fast, the terrain was varied and I found plenty to keep me occupied for the day. I don't remember having to traverse all that much either. I'd definitely go back. Granted I was there on a Wednesday in March so crowds weren't going to be a problem.

Glad y'all like the photo.

BTW, does anyone know if that photo I took shows the standard climbing route up Rainier? Can anyone pick out any famous features?

Thanks,

Sean
post #14 of 18
The standard climbing route (from Paradise via Camp Muir) is not visible: you'd have to rotate around to left to see it. Sunrise is, I believe, just behind the ridge that's near the right edge of the photo. People do climb it from there, but not nearly as much as from the other side. You can't pick out glaciers when there's snow all over, but Emmons Glacier is pretty much coming toward you, forming the headwaters of the White River. The big rocky bit to the left of the summit is Little Tahoma.
post #15 of 18
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by sjjohnston
The standard climbing route (from Paradise via Camp Muir) is not visible: you'd have to rotate around to left to see it. Sunrise is, I believe, just behind the ridge that's near the right edge of the photo. People do climb it from there, but not nearly as much as from the other side. You can't pick out glaciers when there's snow all over, but Emmons Glacier is pretty much coming toward you, forming the headwaters of the White River. The big rocky bit to the left of the summit is Little Tahoma.
Thanks for your input SJ.
post #16 of 18
SeanyMac,

I absolutly loved Crystal. The layout, the terrain, everything. Just wish it wasn't so far away. I have relatives in North Bend about an hour or so away. My Daughter just moved to the Seattle area from Hawaii this Summer. I do expect to visit over the Winter and will probably ski there again. Also like Alpental. another spectacular place not far from there.
post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lars
SeanyMac,

I absolutly loved Crystal. The layout, the terrain, everything. Just wish it wasn't so far away. I have relatives in North Bend about an hour or so away. My Daughter just moved to the Seattle area from Hawaii this Summer. I do expect to visit over the Winter and will probably ski there again. Also like Alpental. another spectacular place not far from there.
Lars,
North Bend to Crystal is 1.5 hours unless you delay and hit the traffic on the weekend. Then figure on 2 at least. You can bypass downtown Enumclaw by following the signs to the "King County Fairgrounds" along Hwy 169. Do not be tempted by the Hobart-Black Diamond road for a shortcut as its actually faster to take Hwy 18 to where 169 starts.
post #18 of 18

Rainier from Crystal Mt.

I thought that photo looked familiar.... here is another perspective:
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