Video Stills Gallery
Crevasse.com - Mike
Gauthier's personal Web site. He's Mt Rainier's lead climbing ranger, an
accomplished photographer, and author of the definitive
climbing guide for Mt Rainier. Check out his awesome photo gallery.
Mt Rainier Climbing
Blog - Mike's blog is also the definitive source for
up-to-date climbing information for Rainier. It includes climbing reports,
route info, current conditions, photos and any other relative news in the
park and on "The Mountain."
Rainier Mountaineering, Inc - RMI is owned and operated by Lou and Peter
Whittaker together with Joseph Horiskey. Their staff of highly skilled and
experienced mountain guides will help you meet the challenge of Mt Rainier.
Specialty Outdoor Store - The place to find everything
you need for mountaineering, including rental gear for all seasons and climbing
equipment, clothing, gifts, books and maps, espresso, pizza and beer. Shop
online, by phone, or visit the store at Rainier Basecamp in Ashford.
Service - Cecelia Svinth Carpenter founded and operates this
Native American research and consulting service. She is a much respected
author and Northwest Indian historian. Read selected articles and purchase
her wonderful books, including Where the Waters Begin, The Traditional
Nisqally Indian History of Mount Rainier.
Harvey Manning - Sadly, Harvey passed away on November 12, 2006. He was a
well-known author and wilderness advocate and will be greatly missed. He
co-authored many books in The Mountaineers' 100 Hikes™ Series, including
the popular 100 Classic Hikes in Washington. You can purchase his books on
Amazon.com and in virtually every bookstore in the Northwest. Or
go here: Mountaineer
Mt Rainier Visitor Association - The Nisqually River Valley offers visitors a wide choice of lodging, activities, dining and shopping. The communities of Ashford and Elbe are the gateway to the only year-round entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. Check out their business listings, special events calendar, and itinerary suggestions.
Mt Rainier National
Live Web Cams
A view of
the "The Mountain" looking north from the Paradise Visitors' Center.
Another view from
the Paradise Visitors' Center looking south.
CONSERVATION & PROTECTION
Leave No Trace / Center for Outdoor Ethics - LNT strives to educate all those
who enjoy the outdoors about the nature of their recreational impacts as
well as techniques to prevent and minimize such impacts. The 7 principles of
Leave No Trace
Washington's National Park Fund - Their mission is to preserve and restore Mount
Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic National Parks by offering financial support.
Northwest Interpretive Association - Their work assists Northwest National Parks
by providing interpretive materials. Their online store is an excellent source
for maps, books on natural and cultural history, trail guides, DVDs, memorabilia
and other park materials.
Washington Trails Association - WTA is a volunteer-driven non-profit that works
to preserve, enhance and promote hiking opportunities in Washington state through
education, advocacy and trail maintenance.