Navigate Rainier’s paved trails, climb to the peak, or view it from afar; and learn about the Brothers Whittaker, famous mountaineers who conquered Rainier and inspired generations of Northwest outdoorsmen.

In This Feature:

Rainier Photo Slideshow

The top ten photos from our Capturing Mount Rainier contest. Can you spot the winner?

08/30/2012

Insider’s Guide to Mount Rainier National Park

Whether you look for the wildflowers on paved trails, climb to the peak, or view from afar, Mount Rainier looms as our most iconic natural landmark.

07/19/2012 With Bruce Barcott, Craig Romano, and Charlotte Austin By Allison Williams

Jim and Lou Whittaker

Whenever we play in the mountains, we owe a debt to Jim and Lou Whittaker. The Seattle twins conquered Mount Rainier and REI, and made mountaineering the Northwest’s signature sport.

07/18/2012 By Allison Williams