We stopped off at a St Helens visitor center but we didn't see the mountain that day since it was cloudy.
Zach and some fellow geologists.
checking out some coool volcano stuff
Zach wants to be a junior geologist - he gets an interview.
Zach explains the magma chamber and plate tectonics.
Zach gets sworn in.
Finally, we hit the trails around St Helens.
Sniffin the wild flowers
the mountain is out
zach wants to go to the lava dome for further study
We saw some old time stem ingines off the side of the road so we stopped to explore.
inside the caboose
we saw haystack rock from a pull-off along 101. it's pretty for sure. wish we had more time to stop. maybe next time.
cheese samples at the Tillamook cheese factory