The landscape has been reborn-
However, the rebirth is, as you can see below, a hundred years from maturity.
Aftermath of Mt. Saint Helens in 2008. Copyright Ralph Maughan
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I got caught in the aftermath of the ash. It triggered a huge snowstorm along the Idaho/Montana border, and I got snowed in for a week at my secret fishing hole there in the Beaverhead Mountains. I took the photo below as the ash clouds moved through.
Mt. Saint Helens ash cloud at nightfall over the Lemhi Valley. Photo copyright by Ralph Maughan May 19, 1980. Taken from Tenmile Creek in the Beaverhead Mountains