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There are as many ways to experience Mount Rainier as there are seasons in a year.
Mount Rainier looms in the distance, but that's not what has 14-year-old Garrison's attention.
Approach from the west and you parallel the Toutle River, proceeding uphill through an orderly progression of visitors centers and overlooks that end at Toutle's Johnston Ridge Observatory.
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FOR MANY WASHINGTONIANS, May 18, 1980, is a day that will forever echo across their memories. It was on that morning, at 8:32, that an earthquake caused the north face of Mount St. Helens to collapse,
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WASHINGTON STATE is home to five major composite volcanoes, including three clustered in its southwest corner: Mounts Rainier, St. Helens, and Adams.
SUMMITING THE LOWER 48s tallest glaciatedpeak: Mount Rainier.
THE IDEA OF WALKING into a volcano sounded strange to begin with, but when somebody told me Id need a jacket to stay warm, I had to check it out.
AFTER THE ERUPTION of Mount St. Helens in May 1980, then-president Jimmy Carter observed that the devastation made the moon look like a golf course.
AFTER MONTHS of winter, the splashes of color that highlight Northwest landscapes bring an April that is downright irresistible.
The stars look like diamonds on black velvet from the mountain.
Some 2,000-plus farms make theirhomes in Lewis and Cowlitz Counties.Fryer chickens are raised here in abundance,but what may be most prolific arethe delectables the forests produce.
Up high in the North Cascades, night and forest shroud my group in near-darkness. Just enough ambient light remains to toss snowballs a playful salute from one species hoping to communicate with another.
Mount Rainierthe Lower 48s mostglaciated peak and an active volcanolooms large ... and not just because of its14,410-foot height. Here are five ways toexperience pure wonder on and aroundits slopes.
PART OF THE FUN of visiting Mount St. Helensthe craggy volcanic mountain that famously blew its top in 1980is getting there.
The volcanoes of Washington have served as training ground for some of the most accomplished mountaineers in the world.
The hike to Camp Muir on 14,410-foot Mount Rainier is one of the most spectacular in the Northwest.