One of the angles?
Looks pretty much like the cucumber beetles in my yard; altho' green rather than yellow.
Quite a few of these distinctive webs right now. Sadly unable to get good shots of the architects.
It seems to me that so few of these flower; the buds either withering or perhaps eaten off...
if true, it's a wonder how this plant is so abundant.
Flowers well past their prime. By color: Red Flowering Gooseberry?
How does this undistinguished herb get to be the 'american trail plant'?Did we get to vote on it?
And how 'bicolor'?
The other day i posted an image that wasn't easily ID'd. Here i make amends with a better visualization of the skipper dujour up here.
Western Pond Turtles basking in the middle of Turtle Pond.
Either disturbed by, or interested in, the mob of Hemiopterans swarming through the neighborhood...
Hundreds of these scurrying through the leaf litter a few hundred feet below the peak in a small area. About half consisted of a pair joined as these: a much larger dragging a smaller. I expected to get better pictures; alas, between the dappled light and their frenetic pace I couldn't do better than these.
Leptocoris? Specifically the Box Elder bug? This area is predominately Douglas Fir, but there were some broadleaf species.