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This Is What Happens When You Climb Mount Rainier Without a Guide

This Is What Happens When You Climb Mount Rainier Without a Guide


This Is What Happens When You Climb Mount Rainier Without a Guide [Trip Report]

This Is What Happens When You Climb Mount Rainier Without a Guide [Trip Report]

Consider climbing Mt. Rainier via the Emmons Glacier route. Here's a helpful blog post to help you understand what it takes and how to plan.

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Like so many others, very possibly like you, my first experience at alpine climbing was on one of the biggest objectives around, Mount Rainier.

Photo: Justin Bailie Mt. Rainier

Backpacks end up being pretty heavy and full, but you can reduce them or leave most of your stuff behind at the campsite on summit day/night.

In this photo from “Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide,” a roped climber

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A string of climbers cross a glacier.

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Four skiers cross a snowy slope on the side of Mount Rainier.

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Standing at 14,411', Mt. Rainier is one of the most challenging peaks in the continental United States. Climb the Emmons Glacier with Colorado Mountain ...

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The author, Chris Simmons, has never kept track of how many laps he's taken on Mount Rainier, but he knows he's summitted at least 57 times by seven ...

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Reaching the summit of Mt Rainier is a life achievement, as an independent climber you will have a group of your friends that you will be able to share that ...

Mt. Rainier Programs

As you close on in on the top of this peak, you'll find that the trail switches from dirt to more stones which make up this unique feature of the mountain.

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Climbers give back as they summit


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Mount Rainier from just above the Paradise parking lot. Yup, that's a lot of mountain to climb!

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One of the few places in and around Seattle where you can get away from the clouds. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Guides.

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Mount Rainier, June 2016. Photo credit: Claire Weiss

Mt. Rainier dominating the view. Photo: Bryan Aulick

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