trip reports

Mount Rainier

August 2, 2018

Mount Rainier camping + hiking trip

I’m just back from a three night camping trip at Mount Rainier with my husband and another couple. This is our third National Park trip together. : ) We camped at Ohanapecosh and did a short day hike near our campground to see the Grove of Patriachs with old-growth trees and a super cool suspension […]

February 10, 2018

Mount Rainier snow backpack

This was my fourth snow backpack trip and first time at Mount Rainier in the winter.

August 16, 2014

Mount Rainier: Snow Lake

A hike in a lake-filled basin at the base of the Tatoosh Range in the Mount Rainier National Park.

August 16, 2014

Mount Rainier: Skyline-Alta Vista loop

One of the most popular trails at Mount Rainier located directly outside of the Paradise Visitor Center, this hike has wildflowers in grand profusion.

August 15, 2014

Mount Rainier: Comet Falls

The trail to Comet Falls follows Van Trump creek as it meanders up the south side of Mount Rainier.

July 21, 2014

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is indeed a mountain of grand proportions. The tallest in the Cascade range at 14,411 ft., it has more glaciers than any other in the lower 48 states.