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Summer Day Trip to Mount Baker in WA

Updated on March 20, 2013
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I have always loved the out of doors. Teaching children to enjoy it as well is a big part of my life. Encouragement for kids is needed.

View from the top

The Journey

After moving to the Northern Puget Sound area of Washington some 6 years ago, my husband and I realized that we really haven't been anywhere in this absolutely lovely area. Having our great-grandchildren with us, we embarked on a day trip north to the vistor area of Mount Baker, one of the most breathtaking glaciers in the country.

We drove north on Hwy. 99 then headed East on Mt. Baker Rd., following the road as it winded it's way north and east through glorious trees and eye-pleasing views.

Impressions

Considering that I am not native to this area, on the contrary I'm from the sunny south, it seemed surreal to be playing in the snow in 70 degree weather! The children thought it was absolutely fabulous and a total treat for them. Both played and played, slidding, falling, throwing snow balls and generally having a great time while never complaining about being cold and wet! What a dream!

What better time can one spend with children that to teach the wonders of this marvelous planet we call Earth. Camping, fishing, hiking or whatever you wish to do....take a child and teach them to appreciate the beauty and majesty of the creation. They will grow up with a much better appreciation if they learn young.

ENJOY THE BEAUTY!

Fun in the "Sun"

Ice Cave at the end of the road.
Ice Cave at the end of the road.
Sleeveless in the snow!
Sleeveless in the snow!
Beautiful trails
Beautiful trails
Observations
Observations
Deep thoughts of beauty of creation.
Deep thoughts of beauty of creation.

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