This wildflower Mt Rainier elopement was a true fairytale. The day had a beautiful hike, hiking boots, a heartfelt ceremony, blooming wildflowers, and snowcapped peaks. It was a dream come true for Lily and Chris’s Mt. Rainier elopement.
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MT RAINIER ELOPEMENT CEREMONY
The drive through Mount Rainier National Park is an incredible one in and of itself. Mount Rainier stands 14,411 feet tall and stares directly at you the entire time you’re driving the winding road up to the base of it. Lily and Chris began their day driving up to Mt Rainier in style and with the top down! They found their perfect “get-away” car on Drive Share, a community based car rental website. It was a perfect way to get around for their Mt Rainier elopement!
Lily and Chris worked with Emily of Rooted and Wild to officiate their ceremony, and it was one of the most incredible ceremonies we’ve had the pleasure of capturing. There was so much heart poured into every word of Emily’s ceremony, and Lily and Chris’s deep love for each other was felt so strongly. Throw in their beautiful vows to each other and there wasn’t a dry eye on the mountain! My favorite part of the ceremony was when Emily first announced Lily and Chris as married folk to their guest -> Mt Rainier 😉
Post ceremony | Mt Rainier Elopement Sunset Portraits
After they made it official, Lily and Chris celebrated with a bottle of bubbly, a light snack, and read letters that their loved ones had written them. Both Lily and Chris wanted their closest friends and family to be a part of their Mt Rainier elopement, and this was an incredible way to include them.
The best time for wildflowers around Mt Rainier is the last week of July through the first two weeks of August and Lily and Chris timed it perfectly for August 6th. The wildflowers were in full bloom, putting on the most colorful show you could ask for. As the sun began to set we wandered back down the trail through Rainier’s wildflower meadows.