Blanca Lake

blanca_lake_133.jpgToday was one of those amazing Northwest summer days. Sparkling azure sky, warm in the sun, cool in the shade. A great day for a hike to a milky green iridescent alpine lake. So that’s exactly what Andrea and I did.

I’m extremely thankful that I live in a place that is close to places like this. And that these places have passionate, committed [defenders]( (Even as we speak they’re working hard to [protect nearby areas](

UPDATE: here are a few more [photos](