George Lake Backpacking

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img_3301 Ready to start the hike...I think Zilly is joining us.
Ready to start the hike...I think Zilly is joining us.
img_3306 Made up the first steep climb in the trees! Much swearing and complaining about Daddy's scouting of the trip to get to this first water break stop.
Made up the first steep climb in the trees! Much swearing and complaining about Daddy's scouting of the trip to get to this first water break stop.
img_3308 Hiking along the ridgeline.
Hiking along the ridgeline.
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img_3311 Looking up towards the next hill, after which we'll head down to George Lake.
Looking up towards the next hill, after which we'll head down to George Lake.
img_3312 Our first view of Mt. Rainier from the top of the ridgeline the trail followed.
Our first view of Mt. Rainier from the top of the ridgeline the trail followed.
img_3313 Up, up, up in the sun. Hot!
Up, up, up in the sun. Hot!
img_3314 Gavin and Martni check out the view of Mt. Rainier.
Gavin and Martni check out the view of Mt. Rainier.
img_3315 Zoe decides the middle of the trail is a good spot to take a rest.
Zoe decides the middle of the trail is a good spot to take a rest.
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img_3318 Time for a little rest in the shade.
Time for a little rest in the shade.
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