Mountain

Rainier (4 392 m / 14 410 ft)

Parent Range: North American Cordillera
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Summit(s): Columbia Crest (4 392 m /14 410 feet), Southeast Crater Rim (4 328 m /14 200 feet), Point Success (4 392 m /14 410 feet), Liberty Cap (4 301 m /14 111 feet), Steamboat Prow (2 963 m /9 721 feet)
Elevation: 4 392 m / 14 410 ft
Cost of climbing: from$ 1 500
Image of Rainier (4 392 m / 14 410 ft)
Credit: Ravi Patel

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Mountain Name(s): Rainier, Tahoma, Tacoma, Talol, Gunung Berapi Rainier, Mont Rainier, Monte Rainier, Monto Rainier, Mount Rainier, Núi Rainier, Rainier, Rainier Dağı, Rainier Soaⁿ, Rainier mendia, Rainieri vulkaan, Reinyro kalnas, Reinīra kalns, Çiyayê Rainier, Όρος Ρενιέρ, Рейнир, הר ריינייר, ٹلہ رینئیر, کوه رینیر, माउण्टरेनियर, রাইনিয়ার পর্বত, ረኒር, レーニア山, 瑞尼爾山, 레이니어 산, Райнир, Рэйнир
Elevation: 4 392 m / 14 410 ft
Summit(s): Columbia Crest (4 392 m /14 410 feet), Southeast Crater Rim (4 328 m /14 200 feet), Point Success (4 392 m /14 410 feet), Liberty Cap (4 301 m /14 111 feet), Steamboat Prow (2 963 m /9 721 feet)
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Location: North America, United States (USA): (Washington)
Starting Point: 46°51'9.425''N
-121°-45'-36.544''W
Parent Range: North American Cordillera
Range: Rainier Massif
First Ascent: 17/8/1870 Hazard Stevens (United States of America), Philemon Beecher Van Trump (United States of America)
Geology: Volcanic
Snow line: 2 800 m / 9 186 ft
Prominence: 4 026 m / 13 209 ft
Isolation: 1 177 m / 731 ft
Climbing Season(s): 01 May-31 Oct;
Nearst
Airport(s):
Olympia Regional Airport (OLM), Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Packwood Airport ()
Convenience Center(s): Olympia, Tacoma, Packwood
National
Park(s):
Mount Rainier National Park

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North America, United States (USA): (Washington)

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    Rainier is a famous mountain, the highest in Cascade mountain system. This alpine giant is famous for its superior climbing короткой продолжительности as well as its pristine wilderness. The vast glaciers and alpine ridges of Mount Rainier offer an exciting challenges for the novice and veteran climber alike.
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    It is the highest volcano of the Cascade Range and the fifth highest mountain of the continental USA. This is a huge mountain with multiple glaciers and routes of all technical levels. There are 22 documented routs to the summit. Here are actually number of separately classified summits of this peak. The most standard routes actually bring you to the Southeast Crater Rim at 14,200 feet. A lot of climbers consider this as the main summit, but to attain the true summit, it is an hour walk round trip a quarter mile across the crater to Columbia Crest. More than 10,000 people a year try to scale this mountain and many expeditions for bigger mountains come to Rainier for their training runs.
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    Located 80 km from Seattle.
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    By car from Eatonville, Seattle, Tacoma, Yakima, Portland. Mount Rainier National Park has great road access from all directions in the summer, however many of the roads are closed in the winter.
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    A Climbing Pass is required for anyone who plans to climb above 10,000 feet or onto any glaciers in the National Park. All the applying forms are on the relevant section of the park's web site.
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    It is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States and the Cascade Volcanic Arc.

     

    Mt. Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, and it is on the Decade Volcano list (17 volcanoes identified by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI) as being worthy of particular study in light of their history of large,   ... Read more

     

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Last update: Mountain Planet (11 Feb 2016) • History

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