Wednesday, March 12, 2008

A sunny winter day on Mount Rainier is Paradise on ice

Here's a great article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, written by Rebecca Agiewich, who volunteers at our Climber Information Center during the summer:

"With a little education and a lot of common sense, your winter outings at the park probably will be some of the most memorable of your life. From Paradise, not only do you get monstrous close-ups of Rainier, you also can drink in the jagged, snow-covered spine of the Tatoosh Range to the south (those pointy peaks and broad saddles are also part of the park). Climb just a little higher and you can survey a veritable who's who of Northwest volcanoes, including mounts Hood, Adams and St. Helens...."

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