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Backpacker Magazine – March 2014

The Beautiful North Cascades

Talk about a dream job: Photographer Ethan Welty roved secluded valleys and isolated mountaintops as an artist-in-residence at Washington's North Cascades National Park last summer. That was just the capstone on eight years he's spent photographing the area. Here are a few of his favorite spots.


North Cascades NP
Mt. Baker

From one mountain to another: Welty snapped this sunrise portrait of Mt. Baker from the top of the Fisher Chimneys, a class 3 and 4 mountaineering route on Mt. Shuksan.

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