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Up, Up and Away

Crystal Mountain in summer. Via www.CrystalMountainResort.com

Residents and team members at our Tacoma, WA community recently took a day trip to one of Washington’s favorite spots – Crystal Mountain Resort.

Don’t look down!

During the winter, this winter paradise is one of the top ski areas in the state. But in the summer, nature enthusiasts can take a ride all the way to the 7,000 foot peak and enjoy majestic vistas without the inconvenience of a blizzard.

Going up the mountian

The views from the summit are stunning, and when you make it to the top, you can see see Mount Adams, Mount Saint Helens and Mount Rainier.

At the top

And if you decide to go on this trip yourself one day, don’t worry if you forget to pack a lunch to the top. The Summit House is the highest restaurant in the state.

Group shot at the top.

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Merrill Gardens Tacoma Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Well THAT didn’t take long.

Yesterday, we watched Merrill Gardens President Tana Gall and her team get doused with buckets of ice water, as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Tana then passed along the challenge to Merrill Gardens Tacoma, University and Renton.

Well, less than 24 hours later, Krista Solomon and her team from Merrill Gardens Tacoma stared that challenge straight in the eye.

You’re up Creekside!

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