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Nifty Photos of Mount Rainier’s Lenticular Clouds

The UK Mail has some nifty photos of the lenticular clouds on Mount Rainier. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mount Rainier Concession Up For Bid

Mount Rainier National Park is preparing to open bids to run the concessions in the park. Mount Rainier Guest Services currently operates the concessions including Paradise Inn and National Park Inn and has the contract since 1987. Its contract was … Continue reading

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4 Missing on Mount Rainier After Being Missing for a Week

Hope is dwindling on finding 4 climbers reported missing for more than a week on Mount Rainier on the Disappointment Cleaver Route. They are Mark Vucich, 37, of San Diego, and Michelle Trojanowski, 30, of Atlanta. The two were planning … Continue reading

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Lost Hiker Burned Money to Keep Warm at Mount Rainier

Here’s an amazing story of Yong Chun Kim, of Tacoma, Wash., who burned $1 and $5 bills to keep warm after being separated from his group while snowshoeing in Mount Rainier National Park. Like this:Like Loading…

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Amazing Story of Helicopter Escorting Hikers Out of Rainier After Shooting

here’s an amazing story (with lots of photos) on nwhikers.net of a hiker who was escorted from a campsite by a helicopter following the New Year Day murder of a Rainier ranger (authorities were concerned people in the park could … Continue reading

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Nifty Sunrise Photo of Rainier

Huffington Post has this nifty Mount Rainier photo. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mini Swarm of Earthquakes on Mount Rainier

There’s been a mini swarm of earthquakes on Mount Rainier which got some big headlines but scientists say it is routine. Like this:Like Loading…

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Cool Time Lapse of Stars Over Mount Rainier

Here’s a cool time lapse of stars over Mount Rainier. Here’s an explanation of the process. Like this:Like Loading…

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Muir Webcam on Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier has installed a webcam at Camp Muir. The web cam data is transmitted in the same packet as the camp’s weather. Officials note that it may be white at times since there is not enough power to address … Continue reading

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Ski Area on Rainier Open in July Only For Second Time In History

The abundance of snow on Rainier has meant that Crystal Mountain Ski Area is open in July for only the second time in history. Like this:Like Loading…

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