SEATTLE — Dan and Emily were not expecting to have a white landscape and snow-covered peaks for their wedding backdrop, but they were very pleasantly surprised. 

The couple from Ballard eloped to the North Cascades mountains for their wedding on September 30, 2019. 

Dan and Emily, with their dog by their side, hiked about eight miles to get to the perfect spot.

Dan & Emily's North Cascades wedding
Dan and Emily hiked with their dog about eight miles to the perfect mountain destination to say their vows.
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They were expecting to find beautiful fall foliage, but instead discovered a winter wonderland! 

Dan & Emily's North Cascades wedding
Dan and Emily Jones got married on a mountain top in the North Cascades on the last weekend in September 2019.
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Luckily, being outdoors in the cold is nothing strange to them. They've done Everest basecamp and glacier hiking in Iceland, so a little bit of snow was no biggy. 

Dan & Emily's North Cascades wedding
Dan and Emily Jones eloped to the North Cascades in late September and had a winter wonderland as their backdrop.
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You may remember the last weekend of September this year was the first snowfall of the season in Washington. 

Dan & Emily's North Cascades wedding
Dan and Emily hiked with their dog to the top of a mountain in the North Cascades to tie the knot.
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Needless to say, it made an already incredible scenery even more magical for their wedding day. 

Dan & Emily's North Cascades wedding
Dan and Emily Jones got married in the North Cascades at the end of September.
The Foxes Photography

Dan and Emily's stunning photos were captured by Gabi and Brandon of The Foxes Photography. They specialize in elopements, taking breathtaking photos in incredible settings across all sorts of landscapes. 

When we were planning with Emily and Dan for their elopement, we pictured photos like this with golden larch trees and red huckleberry bushes surrounding them. Instead, Washington had a record...

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