A mountain goat admires sunset from the edge of Gnome Tarn in the Enchantments. Prusik Peak is perfectly reflected in the still waters.
Slopes covered in wildflowers serve as a foreground as the sun sets on this dramatic North Cascades scene.
Layers of Cold
Low clouds move through the valleys of snow-covered mountains in British Columbia.
Fog rolls over the slopes of Hurricane Ridge at sunrise.
Drenched in Color
Dancing to the Sun
The sun breaks through a small gap on the horizon, setting this scene in the Pasayten Wilderness ablaze in golden backlight.
The Smell of Wildflowers
Warm light is cast across endless wildflower meadows in Mt. Rainier National Park.
Stillness of Night
Mt. Shuksan reflects in the thawing Lake Ann. In the cool evening air, mist begins to rise off the lake.
Summer in the Mountains
The day comes to the end while a meadow of bear grass serves as a foreground to Mt. Rainier.
Window to the Sound
The Cascade Range is seen to the east, beyond Puget Sound.
Sea of Spectators
Viewed from the heart of the Olympic Mountain Range where endless carpets of avalanche lilies adorn meadows, a full moon descends into a bank of glowing clouds at sunrise.
Mt. St. Helens can be seen beyond the Tatoosh Range at sunrise from Mt. Rainier National Park.
Window to a Giant
Mt. Rainier stands in the distance as shadows extend across its meadows late one summer evening.
Vivid colors appear in the sky as the morning's first rays of light reach the summit of Mt. Rainier.
The clouds break around Mt. Baker just prior to sunset.
Fresh Mountain Air
A vibrant display of wildflowers spread across the meadows above Paradise.
Intense colors in the skies above Grand Teton National Park cast shades of purple over pristine snow along the banks of the Snake River.
As the sun nears the horizon, a bitter coldness fills the air.
A display of various wildflowers serve as a foreground to the Tatoosh Range in Mt. Rainier National Park.
Mt. Rainier reflects in a tarn that appears in late summer in this barren glacially-carved landscape.
Clouds break in the late afternoon to reveal Mt. Rainier.
Mountains are shrouded in morning mist at Mount Rainier National Park.
These snow encrusted trees high up on a mountain in British Columbia bathe in the evening's last light.
Valley of Gold
As the sun rises, it shines through a rain storm directly down canyon and provides backlight to the larches of Headlight Basin in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.
Yakima Peak, partially obscured by clouds during sunrise.
Early morning mist diffuses the sun to give an even lighting across the dew-soaked meadows of Paradise.
The heavily-glaciated Mt. Rainier makes a late-morning appearance as the lingering fog burns off above the Paradise meadows.
Twilight at Mt. Baker
Swaths of wildflowers cover the subalpine meadows of Skyline Divide. Photographed at twilight, Mt. Baker provides a backdrop to this expansive bouquet of lupine, daisies, mountain heliotrope and arnica.
Sprinkled with Gold
The sun rises beyond the rugged Prusik Peak of the Enchantments during peak fall color. Below are Inspiration Lake (left) and Perfection Lake (right).
High Above the Valleys
Avalanche lilies putting on a display in the subalpine meadows of the Olympic Mountains.
A single tree stands caked in snow.
A misty morning in Paradise.
The meadows of the Glacier Peak Wilderness burst with wildflowers.
Flowers in the Mist
Partially obscured Mt. Rainier serves as a backdrop to the wildflower-rich meadows of Paradise.
The sun casts the first rays on Washington's Tatoosh Range.
A deer feasts on meadow wildflowers as the sun comes up over Olympic National Park.
Summer in the Cascades
A mountain stream runs through a serene meadow at sunset before trickling into the valley below.
Cascades of Paradise
Water tumbles over rocks in this stream cutting through the Paradise meadows. Mt. Rainier looms in the distance.
Pristine snow from a series of storms remains untouched as the clouds finally part.
Shedding the Winter Coat
Mt. Hood at sunset.
A Grand Sunset
A summer sunset as seen from Grand Park in the northwest corner of Mt. Rainier National Park.
She Reveals Herself
Clouds break up at dusk, allowing for a glimpse of Mt. Rainier.
An especially colorful sunset lights up the sky as a perfectly still lake mirrors the rugged peaks serving as a backdrop. The seasons quickly transition from fall to winter at high elevations, as indicated by a layer of snow blanketing the landscape as the alpine larches still wear their annual golden coats.
As dusk descends on Mt. Rainier National Park, fog floods the valleys below, and eventually rising above the nearby mountains.