Got to Timberline Lodge at 5:15 am and it was a 43deg F. After a few shots I sat in my vehicle, heater running full blast, and connected to the camera with my Android phone and Imaging Edge Mobile. So easy.
Anchored the tripod with my laptop bag because it can get wickedly windy there. Nothing fell over and I got a bunch of pic shooting Manual and low ISO.
Timberline Lodge is at 6000 feet and the tops of the clouds were at 4000 feet. It rained on the way up and I was pretty sure I’d picked a terrible day until I drove above the clouds. for sure need a better tutorial on post processing using Gimp.
Below are few pics showing before and after I ‘Gimped’ them a little bit and