Tim Kiser's photos with the mountain landscape

Out for a drive.

Out for a drive.
Tiretracks whiten the land.

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On the Bonneville Salt Flats in Tooele County, Utah, on June 3rd, 2016, near the northeast corner of Leppy Pass Road and Bonneville Speedway Road.

There are the Silver Island Mountains.

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Added on October 22, 2016

Looking back toward the parking lot.

Looking back toward the parking lot.
I had a nightmare that this was to be the last time I ever saw my car.

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In the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 28th, 2015, a view from the Sunrise Nature Trail.

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Added on April 21, 2016

Out here doing a bit of PHOTOGRAPHY OF FOG.

Out here doing a bit of PHOTOGRAPHY OF FOG.
Do you like TAKING PICTURES OF FOG?

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In the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 28th, 2015, on the Sunrise Nature Trail.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
F897.R2 M…
Added on April 20, 2016

Foreground rusty glob of rock that got sent flying through the air by one of Mount Rainier's eruptions years ago probably, and landed over here.

Foreground rusty glob of rock that got sent flying through the air by one of Mount Rainier's eruptions years ago probably, and landed over here.
I'm just speculating but that seems like a reasonable guess, right? I tell ya what though, this subalpine meadow is attractive.

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In the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park on August 27th, 2015, a view toward Mount Rainier…
Added on July  7, 2016

White and pink petrology ideas.

White and pink petrology ideas.
I would be highly interested in having a scientist explain to me why the rocks are different colors — in writing!, so I can remember it.

In the distance, waters fall from the slopes as Wasserfällen.

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In the Paradise area of Mount…
Added on April 19, 2016

My favorite thing in the mountain meadow was: THE WATER.

My favorite thing in the mountain meadow was: THE WATER.
It was mild and its sounds were gentle.

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In the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 27th, 2015, along the Skyline Trail.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
F897.R2…
Added on July  6, 2016

Not to walk out onto that.

Not to walk out onto that.
In the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 27th, 2015, the closure of the "low route" of the Skyline Trail.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
F897.R2 Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)—Pi…
Added on March  1, 2016

This diagonal lineup of slopedwellers was: A community of subalpine fir.

This diagonal lineup of slopedwellers was: A community of subalpine fir.
These specimens cheer the respective ascents and descents of visitors to the mountainside: For each footfall, a tree!, at the same elevation.

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In the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 27th, 2015,…
Added on July  8, 2016

Mount Rainier and people.

Mount Rainier and people.
And a waterfall. Do not forget to notice the waterfall. It's at the left.

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In the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 27th, 2015, on the Skyline Trail. There is the Nisqually Glacier.

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Added on April 18, 2016

A country song or a folk song about a river "bringin' down the boulders."

A country song or a folk song about a river "bringin' down the boulders."
It's a cheerful and witty song, and very twangy.

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In Mount Rainier National Park in Washington on August 26th, 2015, the Nisqually River as viewed from Paradise Road.

The Nisqually River flows from the Nisqually Glacier to Puget…
Added on April 17, 2016

Distant Mount Rainier and the gray waters of the Nisqually River, during a condition of wildfire smoke.

Distant Mount Rainier and the gray waters of the Nisqually River, during a condition of wildfire smoke.
I never thought I'd like Gray Milk but the Nisqually River was delicious. "But my vacation!" I cried out unhappily when I read the local Smoke Forecast online.

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The Nisqually River in the Longmire area of Mount Rainier National Pa…
Added on July  9, 2016

Rain shadow scenery of Olympic Peninsula arid area.

Rain shadow scenery of Olympic Peninsula arid area.
I cupped my hands around my mouth and called out: "Arid area! Era Dairy-uh!"

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In the Hurricane Ridge area of Olympic National Park, Washington, on August 25th, 2015, a view from the Lillian Ridge Trail.

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Added on February  1, 2016

Four-legged mountaintop vegetarian lunch stance in broad daylight of Pacific Northwest of deer.

Four-legged mountaintop vegetarian lunch stance in broad daylight of Pacific Northwest of deer.
With tourist photographers. The deer is a Columbian blacktail deer, Odocoileus hemionus columbianus.

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In the Hurricane Ridge area of Olympic National Park on August 25th, 2015, along Obstruction Point Road. There yonder are the S…
Added on January 20, 2016

A wild fir during wildfire smoke.

A wild fir during wildfire smoke.
From the trail I goofed off, I waved my arms and yelled hello at the fir, as though trees possess consciousness and the senses of sight and hearing. Ridiculous!

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In the Hurricane Ridge area of Olympic National Park, Washington, on…
Added on December 11, 2015

Air quality alert of wildfire smoke of mountain scenery.

Air quality alert of wildfire smoke of mountain scenery.
Standing up here breathing this was like smoking an entire pack of full-flavor cigarettes every three to five seconds.

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In the Hurricane Ridge area of Olympic National Park, Washington, on August 23rd, 2015, a view toward Hurrican…
Added on January 21, 2016

The story of the sidewalk to the guardrail.

The story of the sidewalk to the guardrail.
This was scenic overlook infrastructure in an untreed area of the Lincoln National Forest.

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West of High Rolls, New Mexico, on May 27th, 2009, in the Sacramento Mountains at a scenic overlook on the north side of U.S. Route 82.

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Added on May 15, 2014

Nice spot for a bullseye petroglyph.

Nice spot for a bullseye petroglyph.
I agree with the Jornada Mogollon people(s) of circa 1000-1400 CE that this was a good-looking place for putting a bullseye on a rock, here where there is a broad view out across an expanse of land.

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At the Three Rivers Petroglyp…
Added on May 14, 2014

Observation of sky condition here.

Observation of sky condition here.
At the summit of Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, Colorado on July 14th, 2011.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
SB482.A4 Scenic overlooks—United States—Pictorial works.
G155.U6 Tourists—United States—Pictorial works.
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Added on March 13, 2014