After checking out Ailsa’s weekly photo challenge and finding it was Misty this week, I couldn’t resist! Most of these are from the archive but are fairly recent images. A couple are very recent, taken with my point and shoot. Please note these are copyright-protected and not available for free download without my permission. Click on the image to go to the main gallery page, and please contact me if you have any questions. Thanks for looking and enjoy!
In spring, the forests of the western Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest receive regular infusions of misty rain and fog.
A fisherman tries his luck at Lost Lake in the dawn mist.
Mount Rainier emerges one foggy early morning at Reflection Lakes.
Narada Falls at nightfall, Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.
Mist over Lost Lake, Oregon.
Fog and mist are typical when venturing into the evergreen forests of the Pacific Northwest in winter.
On the Olympic Coast in Washington, mist and fog are common.
Dark and mysterious: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.
Mist and fog hang about the temples and pyramids of Tikal in Guatemala.
When waterfalls are in spring flood, mist fills the air, like here at Wahclella Falls in Oregon.
The rugged coastlline at Big Sur, California.
The thermal areas of Yellowstone on cold mornings are comparatively warm, misty magnets for buffalo.
As the dawn mist begins lifting, a pond in the Montana high country begs to be fished.
Sun vs. fog in a redwood forest, northern California.
At sunset, mist and fog fill Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge behind Vista House.