Those rocks are unlike any I've seen before. Any idea what they are?
Hm, no not really. I think the Cascades are mostly volcanic so maybe some kind of granite or other igneous rock?
I bet Tyra would have climbed that and gotten a sick picture at the top.
Then I could guess it's a basalt or something about like that. It's blocky in a way I haven't quite seen before, and looks really neat in the picture in a rugged sort of way, and probably at that point (when you were there) that would have been ideal to tackle in some sort of very smooth, slippery sole shoe--for added challenge.
@Gswede--Are you maintaining it wasn't Tyra that took the pic in the first place???
Prudence is indeed the better part of valor, especially when you are traveling alone. It still looks like an epic journey. Maybe next time you should bring Tyra along for support.
The composition, lighting, and grandeur of the photo are certainly reminiscent of a T. Christopherson, perhaps from her early period; if this isn't her work, it's a very clever imitation.
Yeah, I elected not to attempt because unfortunately I was wearing Icebugs with spikes (that Peteris lent me like three years ago) so I had dangerously high levels of traction. Will have to return with house slippers or the like.
@Swampfox Of course Tyra didn't take picture. She would've taken it from the top.