Mt. Rainier HEADLINES
The Wonderland Trail takes a lot out of you. It's roughly 93 miles with more ups and downs than 2½ trips to Rainier's summit.
The Wonderland Trail offers a perfect circle of opportunity to experience Mount Rainier. Hiking the loop turns the mountain into a giant compass and photographers can record its beauty from every direction.
A pervasive level of comfort working in dangerous conditions among climbing rangers on Mount Rainier was a factor in the death of Nick Hall almost a year ago, a National Park Service board of review said Tuesday.
National Park Service will make changes based on review of the death of Mount Rainier climbing ranger Nick Hall
An pervasive level of comfort among climbing rangers working in dangerous conditions on Mount Rainier might have been a factor in the death of Nick Hall almost a year ago.
Whether you’re looking for a challenge, long-lasting memories or unmatched views, Mount Rainier National Park’s Wonderland Trail will take care of you. All it, or any trail for that matter, really asks in return is that you take care of it.
From black bears to mice, it’s almost a certainty Wonderland Trail hikers will encounter wildlife during their 93-mile hike around Mount Rainier.
Managers at Mount Rainier National Park last week reiterated what impacts sequestration will have on park operations this summer.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has started the 2013 “Share the Experience” photo contest. The contest will showcase the country’s public lands, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and recreation areas. It is the largest national park and public land photo contest for amateur photographers.
The staffs at Mount Rainier National Park and its concessionaire, Mount Rainier Guest Services, have implemented a number of programs and taken multiple steps to reduce the park’s environmental impact.
Since 2008, the National Park Service has decreased emissions from on-site fossil fuel combustion and electricity consumption from the grid by 13 percent.
Paradise Inn will open for the season May 22.
Hike Mount Rainier’s Wonderland Trail and you’ll see all manner of loads strapped to hikers’ backs.
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