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Inauspicious Start

Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 10 October 2018 in Landscape & Rural.

Alex, Daniel, and I decided to try seeing a sunrise from Sunrise on Mt. Rainier. So, we headed for the White River Campground with plans to be up for the sunrise the next morning. After setting up camp, we drove part way to the Sunrise Visitor Center to see how things looked. As you can see, it was very cloudy when we stopped at the East Fork White River.

We were wondering what the morning might bring.

Sunrise from Sunrise
Mount Rainier National Park
Washington State, USA

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

This torrent could have been taken in the Alps, it is very beautiful, I like torrents and your composition

10 Oct 2018 5:05am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

La rivière charie des bois mort ces sapins et le lit gris avec l'eau quei s'écoule sueprbe
Belle journée

10 Oct 2018 5:10am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

looks cold out there :)
but a great photo and composition !

10 Oct 2018 5:51am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Quel bel endroit, un régal pour une balade.
Bonne journée Steve

10 Oct 2018 6:03am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Very nice picture!

10 Oct 2018 6:18am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

A fine picture of this rapidly flowing river. Very pretty.

10 Oct 2018 6:33am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien cette perspective

10 Oct 2018 7:38am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb framing. Perfect POV. Beautiful image.

10 Oct 2018 7:53am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Il a dû être en crue
JP

10 Oct 2018 8:23am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent image of this area. A nice capture of the the mist over the mountains.

10 Oct 2018 8:31am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful view and perspective ! It seems to be a long and hard way with an uncertain outcome !

10 Oct 2018 9:07am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Beautiful face so looking over the river
That will be sleeping late !

10 Oct 2018 9:40am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition . I am wondering too...but perhaps you'll be over clouds ...

10 Oct 2018 11:07am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You'll have a chance someday.

10 Oct 2018 11:16am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

That is a beautiful part of the world where sunshine isn't a given, but this moody vibe is still wonderful for your winding entry into the visual of the mountain under cloud.

10 Oct 2018 12:03pm

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Très belle photo

10 Oct 2018 1:08pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like how the creek draws my eyes to the fog

10 Oct 2018 1:29pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb landscape! Beautiful atmosphere!

10 Oct 2018 1:38pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An interesting picture of how the weather can affect our plans to view in the mountains. Never a dull moment in the mountains.

10 Oct 2018 3:16pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It's a beautiful view. I hope you got your sunrise, or maybe something even better.

10 Oct 2018 3:34pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Maybe sometimes another time is better luck

10 Oct 2018 5:25pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Thankfully, other options were open to allow you to get good shots! I love the depth this PoV gives your composition! The meandering river and bed lead my eyes right into the view. Your unfortunate letdown reminds me of a saying someone once said when we were going to see Mount Rainier..."If you can't see Mount Rainier, it's raining. If you can see Mount Rainier, it's about to rain."

10 Oct 2018 6:19pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique point de vue.

10 Oct 2018 7:10pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

You took good advantage of the creek for an excellent composition.

10 Oct 2018 8:01pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

a magical forest, mysterious mountains and a very lively river... wonderfully captured

10 Oct 2018 8:56pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

It is still a gorgeous view with the low clouds hanging onto the mountain. This is a gorgeous view of the river nicely framed by the trees on each side.

11 Oct 2018 1:01am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

An inviting place...

11 Oct 2018 5:09am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful view of this river, valley and mountains. And a cloudy sky :)

11 Oct 2018 8:09am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Amazing view!

11 Oct 2018 12:06pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Cold looking view

11 Oct 2018 5:48pm