Bears, for a change of pace

 Black Bear feeding on huckleberries. East of Heart Lake, Olympic National Park

Black Bear feeding on huckleberries. East of Heart Lake, Olympic National Park

A few images from a recent trip to the 7 Lakes Basin in Olympic National Park.

 Black bear, Olympic National Park.

Black bear, Olympic National Park.

 Black bear, Olympic National Park.

Black bear, Olympic National Park.

 Darcy Ottey with the Hoh River Valley and Mt. Olympus in the background.

Darcy Ottey with the Hoh River Valley and Mt. Olympus in the background.

 Darcy Ottey watching a bear feed in the meadow beyond her. An Olympic marmot was also watching the bear with much scrutiny. West of Swimming Bear Lake, Olympic National Park.

Darcy Ottey watching a bear feed in the meadow beyond her. An Olympic marmot was also watching the bear with much scrutiny. West of Swimming Bear Lake, Olympic National Park.

 Western Heather Vole (Phenacomys intermedius). Lunch Lake, Olympic National Park.

Western Heather Vole (Phenacomys intermedius). Lunch Lake, Olympic National Park.

 Stream in the Sol Duc River Valley, Olympic National Park.

Stream in the Sol Duc River Valley, Olympic National Park.

 Black bear, feeding on huckleberries. Olympic National Park.

Black bear, feeding on huckleberries. Olympic National Park.