From the early days: First BEC in the Pacific Northwest!
Our second generation science trap:
And here a new adventure begins
Every journey begins with the first step:
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The fields of Pullman:
Fields of the Palouse as seen from Steptoe Butte:
Pullman on a rainy day:
Wawawai Landing (Indian for “council grounds”) near Pullman. A popular place to launch the speed boat into the Snake River:
Views from Moscow Mountain:
Views from Skyline Drive in McCroskey State Park, just north of Moscow:
Palouse Prairie with Steptoe Butte in the far background:
In the nearby mountains of Idaho:
Where it (sometimes) rains, there are waterfalls: Elk Creek falls:
Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area:
Heading south on a quick day trip:
Overlook over Lewiston and Clarkston…
… and on through the canyons…
… towards the Wallowa Mountains…
… with the beautiful Wallowa lake …
… and up to the summit of Mount Howard at 8150 ft …
Heading west: Palouse Falls, situated on an Ice Age flood path (from 13000 years ago):
Palouse River near Palouse Falls:
Heading north: Liberty Lake (between Spokane and Coeur d’Alene):
Views from the Liberty Lake hiking trails:
Heading north east: Kellogg with Silver Mountain, 37 miles east of Coeur d’Alene. Great skiing in the winter, great mountain biking in the summer, 5 star vistas all year around!
With the gondola up to Kellogg Peak
Near the gondola house:
Panoramic vistas from Kellogg Peak: fire lookout, and Kellogg in the distance
Mountains all around.
End of a good day out and about:
Further photos from nearby: