Marmots and Snow in June: Mt. Rainier National Park

We spent a glorious day hiking through Mt. Rainier National Park! The highlight for me was viewing three marmot pairs emerge from their burrows into the snow.

Two prepared girls!

Two prepared girls!

So much snow at Paradise!

So much snow at Paradise!

During our earliest hike I felt like Lucy exploring Narnia for the first time.

During our earliest hike I felt like Lucy exploring Narnia for the first time.

Francisco, Maggie, and I brave the snowy "trail."

Francisco, Maggie, and I brave the snowy "trail."

Can you find the marmot on the right? It was such a treat to observe these creatures... I'd never seen one before!

Can you find the marmot on the right? It was such a treat to observe these creatures... I'd never seen one before!

Crossing glacial water on the way to Carter Falls!

Crossing glacial water on the way to Carter Falls!

Carter Falls

Carter Falls

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