|Boiling Springs Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park, 9/8/12|
|A boiling mud pot at sunrise, Sulfur Works, Lassen Volcanic National Park, 9/9/12|
|Lassen Peak from Devastated Area, Lassen Volcanic National Park, 9/9/12|
|So blue! So clear! So deep! It a huge depression in the earth caused by |
Mt. Mazama collapsing in on itself after erupting all of the molten lava beneath.
Snow and rain are the only water sources for Crater Lake, 1,943' deep. 9/10/12
|These hardened chimneys "formed when hot ash cooled after the big eruption."|
Pinnacles Trail, Crater Lake National Park, 9/10/12
|Last of the wildflowers on the Castle Crest Trail, Crater Lake NP, 9/10/12|
|Phantom Ship, a small island. Crater Lake NP, 9/10/12|
|Plaikni Falls fed by springs. Crater Lake NP. 9/11/12|
|Sunset at Cloudcap Overlook (highest point on the rim of the lake)|
Crater Lake National Park, 9/10/12
|Crater Lake Lodge, Crater Lake NP, 9/10/12|
|Wizard Island, Crater Lake National Park, 9/10/12|
|Sculpture cut into a large boulder, Lady of the Woods Trail, Crater Lake NP, 9/11/12|
I really enjoyed the hiking and camping at Crater Lake ... tho' it did get below freezing on my first night there at the Lost Creek Campground ... loved it!
Happy Trails Everyone!