Mt. Rainier Part 1: Grove of the Patriarchs & Silver Falls, July 2014

“Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest.”   ~ John Muir Mick and Jason are old salty Navy buddies dating back 25 years.  A couple years ago, they reconnected on Facebook after which Mick would frequently comment on our hiking photos.  Then one …