Sunday, August 19, 2007

Another Side of Mt. St. Helens

On Saturday, Joy and I hiked around the south and west sides of Mt. St. Helens. We snaked through the forests that weren't destroyed, and traversed long stretches of old lava beds. Here's one of them:
We saw a couple of waterfalls...some of which still run a dark chocolate brown from time to time because the volcanic ash.
At the day's end, we hiked about 7 miles. It was fun to get away from the noise of the city and smell some fresh air!

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