Overview

Range Name(s): South Washington Cascades, Каскадные горы южной части Вашингтона     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 4 392 m / 14 410 ft     Snow Line: 2 800-3 000 m / 9 186-9 843 ft
Region(s): North America     Average Length: 168 miles / 270 km
Location: United States (USA): Washington;     Average Width: 190 miles / 118 km
Activity Type: Hiking, Mountaineering     Latitude/Longitude: 46°52'3.084''N
-121°-46'-2.861''W
;
Parent Range: North American Cordillera     Nearest Airport(s): Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA);
National Park(s): Mount Rainier National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Seattle;

YOUR CHANCE TO

Mountaineers are in the first place interesting in Rainier ascent, which is the highest volcano and largest glaciated mountain in the contiguous U.S. This alpine giant is famous for its superior climbing as well as its pristine wilderness. The vast glaciers and alpine ridges of Mount Rainier offer challenges for the novice and veteran climber alike.

DESCRIPTION

This area is defined by combining mountain ranges and volcanoes in the Cascade Mountains on a geographic basis.
Here are the famous volcanic areas Rainier and Adams, attracting climbers from all over the

LOCATION

Region combines a number of mountain ranges and several volcanoes in Washington State. Located between Wenatchee to Portland, 70 kilometres from the coast and Seattle.

North America, United States (USA): Washington

  • Rainier
  • Mountaineering - 5 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Oct
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Washington

  • Rainier
  • Mountaineering - 2 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Oct
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Washington

  • Rainier
  • Mountaineering - 5 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Oct
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

United States (USA):

  • 30 Nov 00-1 - 30 Nov 00-1
  • Rainier(4392 m)
  • Disappointment Cleaver

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