2 Once we got to the lake, we saw many Gentians, in various stages of bloom.
3 Wolf spiders abounded, as usual.
4 We saw many, many froglets and tadpoles, of at least three species.
5 Along the trail, we would often disturb a couple dozen or more of these grasshoppers. Probably Melanoplus sanguinipes.
6 White Bog-orchid Platanthera dilatata
7 Sasquatch footprint. Seriously, I walked by the footprints, in a wide, muddy part of the stream, and wondered why someone would walk there. A few minutes later we came upon a large pile of bear poop. Mystery solved!
8 And here's an explanation of the bear's presence.