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Nifty Sunrise Photo of Rainier

Huffington Post has this nifty Mount Rainier photo.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dramatic Photos and Videos of Avalanche on the Nisqually Glacier on Rainier

Various sites are showing dramatic photos and videos of an avalanche on the Nisqually Glacier on Rainier.

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Rainier Loses 14 Percent of Its Ice in 40 Years

While there may be a lot of snow this year, researchers say Rainier has lost 14 percent of its ice in the last r years. The article translates this into 8 inches of snow covering Rhode Island.

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Rainier Officials Suspend Search for Lost on Liberty Ridge

Officials have suspended the search for 50-year-old Rob Plankers on Rainier’s Liberty Ridge. He had been reported with hypothermia. There has been a snow slide in the vicinity of 13,600 feet. He earlier had been spotted on the summit. Officials … Continue reading

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Sunrise Visitor Center on Rainier to Open July 1

Officials say they plan to open Chinook Pass on Rainier by the end of of June. The Sunrise Visitor Center is to open July 1.

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Mount Rainier Superintendent Dave Uberuaga Moves to Grand Canyon

Dave Uberuaga (oo-buh-RAH’-guh), superintendent of Mount Rainier National Park since 2002, has moved to a similar position at Grand Canyon.

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