"What is particularly alarming is that this decline has occurred even at Mount Rainier
, where Spotted Owl habitat has been protected for over 100 years, with virtually no fire or logging disturbance.
If Mount Rainier
is dropped, what happens to the names of Rainier Beer, Rainier cherries and the Tacoma Rainiers minor league baseball team?
"The perfect vantage point to overlook the course, Mount Rainier
is a 'must do', with slides, heights and adrenaline a certainty.
This handy access guide includes information on accessible trails, attractions and lodging options in and near Olympic, Mount Rainier
and North Cascades national parks.
1899 - President McKinley signs bill creating Mount Rainier
National Park (5th in U.S,)
According to their official (http://www.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sew&wwa=all) website , heavy snow accumulations of one to two feet will fall above 3500 feet through Tuesday afternoon with the heaviest amounts at Mount Baker and Mount Rainier
. Heavy snow is likely to be expected throughout Tuesday night and is expected to continue until Wednesday morning with another one to two feet of snow.
A guided day tour to Mount Rainier
National Park (two hours away) and a stop at the Visitor Centre at Paradise 5540 feet up included intriguing tales about the Big White Mountain, the 30 tribes in Washington State, and how logging became the main industry.
She is married to Shaun Lough, has three children, and is an accomplished hiker and mountain climber, having recently completed her second successful ascent of Mount Rainier
1947 - Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier
, in Washington.
SEATTLE - The National Park Service says a member of Canada's national police force was rescued by an Army helicopter near the summit of Mount Rainier
We performed newly commissioned works at National Parks and other sites of historic interest, like the summit of Hawksbill Mountain in Shenandoah National Park, thirty stories underground in Mammoth Cave National Park, at campgrounds and visitor centers overlooking craggy mountains in North Cascades National Park and rolling peaks in the Great Smoky Mountains, in the shadow of iconic Mount Rainier
at Sunrise and Paradise, and nestled among the trees in the Hall of Mosses in the Hoh Rainforest of Olympic National Park.
The installation of more than 7,500 square feet of View dynamic glass at the Delta lounge allows members and guests unobstructed views of Mount Rainier
, the tallest mountain in Washington state, without glare or thermal discomfort.
To north westerners, Lou's name is synonymous with Mount Rainier
, where he has guided thousands to its summit since his own first ascent of the mountain at age nineteen and founded with a partner Rainier Mountaineering, Inc.
1947: A series of "flying saucer" stories started when a pilot, Kenneth Arnold, reported seeing nine disc-shaped objects over Mount Rainier
He started his training for high altitude mountaineering with climbing Mount Rainier