The first part of the hike was pretty easy going. You follow a path through brushy areas and across little streams. It was a little tricky for Darwin to cross this bridge. The wood slats were about 4" wide with about 3" wide gaps between each one.
easy does it
oops! slipped through!
So green and lush!
We also saw something I've never seen on a hike before. Llamas! Darwin was a little unsure of them at first as we approached them from behind
This first 1.7 miles was the easiest part of the hike stay tuned for the rest of the 2000ft ascent to Serene Lake!
Jason's a quick walker and the llamas were moving at a slower pace so we found a wider spot on the path so we could pass them. As usual with anything that Darwin is unsure (scared) of she tried to walk pass them with the greatest distance between them as possible.
A little over an hour's drive north east of Seattle, the hike to Lake Serene is a beautiful, but tough one.
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