Features

Top 10 Wildflower Hikes

Mt. Rainier wildflower meadows are a phenomenon you must see to believe. Learn more about the Top 10 Wildflower Hikes in the Mt. Rainier region.  ...

Feature: Ski Crystal Mountain

New gondola brings faster lift times and new possibilities Washington’s largest downhill ski area just got a whole lot better ...

100 Rainier Moments

The possibilities are seemingly endless… Mt. Rainier offers experiences for the young and the young at heart. It yields expansive vistas of ...

Edith Corbett

In 1891 becomes second woman to climb Mount Rainier after failed attempt with Fay Fuller a year earlier. Being part of a successful climbing party that included 13-year old Susan Longmire; earning these two women the honors of being the second and third woman to summit the mountain. ...

Feature: Ski White Pass

White Pass Doubles in Size with Long-Awaited Expansion Planned decades ago, Paradise Basin finally opened in 2010, increasing White Pass’s ...

William Fraser Tolmie

In 1833, Tolmie becomes first European to visit and record the glaciers and plants of what is now Mount Rainier National Park. ...

August V. Kautz

In 1857, Army Lieutenant Kautz makes the first attempt to summit Mount Rainier. ...

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)

Skilled mountain guide who led James Longmire, John Muir, and many other early climbing parties to Mount Rainier. Also an early settler in the Eatonville area who prospered and lived comfortably within both Native and Euro-American circles. ...

Edward Sturgis Ingraham

Climber and national park advocate accompanied John Muir to Rainier's summit; named Muir Camp and several other places on the mountain. ...

Samuel Franklin Emmons

In 1870 along with A.D. Wilson becomes the second successful party to reach the summit of Mount Rainier. ...

Girlfriend’s Guide to Glamping Around Mt. Rainier

Interested in glamping, or glamour camping, in the scenic Mt. Rainier region this summer or fall? Then round up your gal pals for this two day glamping getaway filled with hidden gems around Mt. Rainier.  ...

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