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Blast: My Return to Mount St. Helens

In 1987, seven years after the incredible eruption, I climbed Mount Saint Helens to observe the detestation first hand. In September, 2017, I returned to explore the mountain again. “Blast” tells (and shows) the story of the geologic events leading up to the eruption, the condition of the area when I first encountered it and the amazing transformation of the immediate blast zone and the transition zones miles beyond. Read more…