The Pratt River is a river in King County in Washington. It is a tributary of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River. It was named for prospector George A Pratt, who discovered nearby iron deposits in 1887. The river has its headwaters in tiny Upper Melakwa Lake. The river starts out as a small stream upon exiting the lake.
From the St. Helen’s eruption to havoc caused by a tornado, these clips capture just how terrifying natural disasters are.
Video Timeline: 0:00 – Intro to 10 Frightening Natural Disaster Videos 0:23 – Footage of the 1980 Mt. Saint Helens Eruption 4:06 – This Brave Student Captured the Mt. Saint Helens Blast 6:09 – Why the 1989 San Francisco Quake Was So Disastrous 10:08 – Chilling Footage of the 1989 Cypress Freeway Collapse 12:56 – The Most Powerful Tornado Recorded on Earth 16:36 – This Family Hid from a 300 MPH Tornado in a Water Pipe 19:50 – This Couple Filmed the Everest Avalanche Coming at Them 21:56 – Footage of the Alarming Moments Just Before the Everest Avalanche 24:56 – The Damage a Twister Can Do in 15 Minutes is Horrifying 28:00 – The 1974 Double Twister That Hit Alabama
At 6254 feet, Blue Lake sits quietly a little over two trail miles from Highway 20. With towering granite peaks, forests, meadows, wildflowers, and of course the beautiful mountain lake surrounded by granite that reaches for the sky, this short hike is easily a classic and should be on your must-hike list. With only 1050 feet of elevation gain this hike is doable for almost everyone.
Leavenworth Area and Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State.
Leavenworth is a Bavarian-styled village in the Cascade Mountains, in central Washington State. Alpine-style buildings with restaurants serving German beer and food line Front Street. The Nutcracker Museum displays thousands of nutcrackers, some dating back centuries. On the Wenatchee River, Waterfront Park is a habitat for ospreys and eagles. The village is a gateway to nearby ski areas and wineries.
Mount Rainier National Park is an American national park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. The park was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States, preserving 236,381 acres (369.3 sq mi; 956.6 km2) including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,411-foot (4,392 m) stratovolcano.
The mountain rises abruptly from the surrounding land with elevations in the park ranging from 1,600 feet to over 14,000 feet (490–4,300 m). The highest point in the Cascade Range, Mount Rainier is surrounded by valleys, waterfalls, subalpinemeadows, and 91,000 acres (142.2 sq mi; 368.3 km2) of old-growth forest. More than 25 glaciers descend the flanks of the volcano, which is often shrouded in clouds that dump enormous amounts of rain and snow.
“Sunday Morning” takes us to the Lower Lewis River Falls near Cougar, Washington.
Videographer: Mike Griffith.
Washington State is the country’s largest producer of mint, the oil of which can be worth thousands of dollars more per barrel than crude oil. Correspondent Conor Knighton visits family farmers, and the processing company Labbeemint, whose extracts of peppermint, spearmint and other varieties are used in everything from candy and gum to toothpaste and mouthwash.
Top photos from the Landscape Photography Magazine November 2020 Issue
Boeing’s production cuts have sent shockwaves through the aviation industry, forcing suppliers to lay off thousands of employees. Tool Gauge reconfigured its operations just after opening a new facility in Tacoma, Wash., designed to manufacture Boeing parts.
Photo: Joel Winter for The Wall Street Journal
Filmed, Edited by: Milosh Kitchovitch (Amazing Places on Our Planet)
The Olympic National Park is located in the State of Washington, in the Northwest of the United States. It is renowned for its diversity and stunning landscapes, peaks with glaciers, alpine meadows, old growth forest, temperate rainforest, Pacific coastline with some of the wildest and most beautiful beaches in the world. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Locations in the video: Hurricane Ridge (0:01), High Divide Trail (1:40), Sol Duc Falls (1:55), Shi Shi beach (4:53), Realto Beach (5:21), First Beach – La Push (5:50), Second Beach (6:07), Third Beach (6:30), Ruby Beach (6:47), Hoh Rainforest (7:16), Lake Crescent (10:14).
Recorded July 2020 and September 2015 in 4K Ultra HD.
Music: Eguana – Discovering Eguana (compiled by Side Liner) – 1 – In The Sky Eguana – Invisible Civilization – 7 – Cradle For The Star
Filmed and Edited by: Milosh Kitchovitch
The North Cascades is a mountain range located in the northern part of Washington state, USA. North Cascades National Park’s raw beauty is characterized by stunning peaks with hundreds of glaciers, cascading waterfalls and forested valleys below.
In the video: Cascade Pass Trail (0:01), Cascade Pass (2:40), Doubtful lake (2:38), Sahale Mountain (4:17), Mount Baker – views from Park Butte trail (6:17) located in the Mount Baker Wilderness in the North Cascades but a bit outside of the national park, Maple Pass Loop trail (7:26), Lake Ann (7:26), Rainy Lake (8:19), Nooksack Falls (9:01), Mt Shuksan view from Picture Lake (9:36), Diablo Lake (10:19), Ross Lake (10:33), Washington Pass Overlook (10:41), Skagit River (11:25).
Recorded July 2020 and September 2015 (Maple pass Loop) in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX700, Sony AX100 and DJI Osmo Pocket.
Music: David Modica – Near Distant Future – 5 – Serendipity David Modica – The Water is Wide – 3 – Road Less Traveled