Looking to the north, Mt Rainier is barely seen in the distance. But it is amazing to stand on this point and see all three mountains.
Destruction and new growth
share the same space.
As we arrived near the visitors center, it was overcast and hazy so I didn't know if I would drive in and instead took care of business. We had lunch and gassed the truck and behold..... the clouds began to break up. So off we went to first one visitors center than another. There are several centers accessible from a short drive off of the I-5 interstate. We visited several.
I experienced the Mt St. Helen's eruption in a limited way in 1980.