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Last weekend one of my friends had a meetup along with Oregon State Parks at the Vista House. It was scheduled at the crack of dawn. Since that is not normally my time favorite time of day I thought I'd extend it into a quick tour of the Mount Hood Loop.

Vista House from the women's forum.

VistaHouse Wmns Forum by Janice L, on Flickr

The Vista House

Gary's Morning. by Janice L, on Flickr

Sunrise from the Vista House.

Happy Sunday, Friends. by Janice L, on Flickr


And let there be light by Janice L, on Flickr

Shepperd' Dell Waterfall.

Shepperds Dell Falls by Janice L, on Flickr

Get there early enough, you can find yourself all alone.

Multnomah Falls by Janice L, on Flickr

Panarama Point, Hood River.

Panoramic Panorama Point. by Janice L, on Flickr

Hood River Cherry Orchard

Cherry Orchard by Janice L, on Flickr

Clark and Newton Creeks, Elk Meadows Trail.

Clark creek Crossing by Janice L, on Flickr


Newton Creek by Janice L, on Flickr


A July Timberline Day by Janice L, on Flickr

Enid Lake

Enid Lake, Government Camp --- The End. by Janice L, on Flickr

All this in less than a full day. If I would have hung out at Trillium lake, I could have caught the Northern Lights that night.


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Great set of photos. I like the sunrise shots from Vista a lot. Perfect clouds and lighting and you got some good keepers.


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great series, Janice... really liked the first sunrise shot from Vista House. it's nice to get to Multnomah before the tourists, isn't it? ;) have you ever had a chance to shoot Elowah? i think that's one of the prettiest falls in the area, especially if you can get a bit downstream from the bridge...


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Amazing set of images, very nicely done! Those sunrise shots are spectacular!


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I am so grateful that I live someplace where we have so many places to inspire us.
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