Northwest USA

Chapter I: Oregon

The Azure took your breath away

Phantom ship Legacy of molten lava

Golden hour of Oregon volcanoes

Alpenglow before sunset

Twilight before sunset at crate lake

Twilight after sunset at crate lake


Upper fall

Mt Hood

From gorge peak

City and Hood

Chapter II: Washington

Ruby sunset

Dark sky in Olympic

Green airflow shining with Galaxy Zero light pollution

Every northwestern big city has a snow peak

Sleepless Seattle

Nerada Falls

Mt Rainier

Alpine lupine is booming

Mountain of windflowers

Chapter III: Montana

Red bus operating since 1936

Lake McDonald lodge

Best mountain lodge in northwest

Glacier Blue


Textbook like glacier geology: U shape valley, hanging falls, moraines, horn peak

Ground squirrels


Taking off winter coats

Walking on snow in summer

Glacier blue


Chapter IV: Wyoming

Since 1936

Lamar valley

Bison teenager and his family

Water break for group of 18

Chill out on the road


Big horn


Why Yellowstone was named Yellowstone

Mountain lupine booming on Jackson lakeshore

Moran and snake river

Colter bay marina

Jackson lake lodge lobby view

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