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A Douglas Fir That Sprouted in 1293  
   

A Douglas Fir That Sprouted in 1293

Mt. Rainier National Park

September 23rd 2013
Today we thought we saw the sun trying to peek out, so we headed for Mt. Rainier, about 50 miles away. Even before we entered the park, we drove for miles through old growth forests of Douglas Fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock. The trees were huge, over 100 feet tall. As we entered the park, the road cut a narrow tunnel through the trees as we ascended the mountain. With overcast skies a ... read more
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