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Mount St. Helens, fiery volcanic monster is part of Sierra/Cascades “ring of fire”

Mt. St. Helens gaping crater looms over Windy Ridge and Spirit Lake. The catastrophic eruption unleashed almost a cubic mile of rock, earth and gases, raising the level of Spirit Lake 200 feet and leveling forest for up to 20 miles distant. This view of Spirit Lake shows a small isle, all that is left […]

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Crater Lake National Park; azure blue waters, jaw-dropping vistas!

  After visiting the park Visitor Center, the Crater Lake Lodge is a great place to start your tour of the 33-mile Rim Drive. Also a fine place to stay, and for fine food, too! The lobby of Crater Lake Lodge is just the place to curl up by the fire and catch up on […]

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