Mount Rainier National Park

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Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

Among the benefits to hitting the trail in winter? No mosquitoes. But there are more!

Will McGough
Jan 29, 2015

The Devil on Paradise Road

It started as a bluebird New Year's Day in Mount Rainier National Park. But when a gunman murdered a ranger and then fled back into the park's frozen backcountry, every climber, skier, and camper became a suspect—and a potential victim.

Bruce Barcott
Sep 12, 2012

What boots should I wear to climb Mount Rainer this summer?

I’m going to do Rainier this summer. I’ve done a few mountains in Canada and Kili, but wore rental boots...blisters galore. So I want to find a good boot to do Rainier. Any suggestions?—EvanDenver, CO

Douglas Gantenbein
Apr 26, 2010

Got any ideas for a road trip in the Pacific Northwest?

I'm planning a one- to two-week road trip up to northern Washington, possibly Canada. Do you have any suggestions of good places to cp/stay and interesting things to do? Any goods hikes and or bike rides? Tim O. San Luis Obispo, CA

Apr 22, 2009