Photos by Tag: Mt. Erie

January 27th, 2020

Mountain water

With steady rainfall, “waterfalls” such as this are too many to number at the base of Fidalgo Island’s beautiful Mt. Erie. Water levels are rising in lakes including Campbell, Heart and Erie.

January 13th, 2020

From Erie, south

Even when skies are not entirely clear, the view from Mt. Erie is breathtaking. Looking south…

January 7th, 2020

Mt. Erie ‘waterfall’

Seasonal runoff from Mt. Erie to lowlands takes on the look of a waterfall.

January 1st, 2020

Sailing into 2020

Four kiteboarders took advantage of blue skies and wind to welcome in the New Year with an adventure on the choppy waters of Padilla Bay. Visible on the horizon is Mt. Erie. Photo taken from the beach at Bayview State Park.

September 23rd, 2010

Ravages of time

Those who have followed likely recognize this barn. This photograph reveals a portion of the south wall of my favorite Lake Campbell landmark.

September 9th, 2010

Family outing

This mountaintop perch is not as precarious as it looks. The family pictured here chose to hunker down on a flat spot just to the east of one of Mt. Erie’s “official” observation posts.

September 3rd, 2010

Coastal blues

This was the view Friday afternoon looking from Mt. Erie toward North Whidbey Island. Lots of folks out, prompted in part (I’m guessing) by forecasts that call for gray and rain over the next couple of days.

March 13th, 2010

Mt. Erie morning

Morning sun drew many to Mt. Erie. This is the view looking across Lake Campbell to Whidbey Island and the east side of the Swinomish Channel.

September 8th, 2009

Aging barn

Time and weather continue to take their toll on this Lake Campbell barn. It looks like this farm building, situated near the base of Mt. Erie, will suffer the same fate that a neighboring barn at the other end of the road did about 20 years ago.

January 24th, 2009

Trumpeter gathering

I took the scenic route back to Anacortes Saturday morning from Mount Vernon, encountering this flock of Trumpeter swans on Beaver Marsh Road. That’s Mt. Erie in the distance.

September 23rd, 2008

Fire hall tradition

Volunteers at Mt. Erie Volunteer Fire Department (Fire District 11) honor a tradition that dates back to the days of horse-drawn steam engines, pushing a new piece of equipment into the fire hall Monday night. The used aid car, donated to the department by Shell Puget Sound Refinery, would have cost district taxpayers more than […]

October 14th, 2007

Backroad beauty

I deviated from my usual route this morning and was rewarded with beautiful views along the shore of Heart Lake. This photo was taken from road’s edge looking back toward the Mt. Erie turnoff.

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