Mount Rainier National Park
Another search-and-rescue operation in the National Park System has been scaled back due to a lack of success, this time in Mount Rainier National Park where a climber went missing Thursday.
A search was under way Friday for a 57-year-old climber missing on Mount Rainier, Mount Rainier National Park authorities said.
While the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park will be open this weekend, not all services will be available due to the cool, snowy spring, say park officials.
With the summer season officially under way the free shuttle bus service at Mount Rainier National Park is back on the road. Mount Rainier Superintendent Dave Uberuaga says park visitors can catch the buses from Ashford, Longmire and Paradise during the 2010 summer season.
A woman received multiple injuries when she fell an estimated 20 feet down into a sink hole created by melting snow at Mount Rainier National Park.
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Should there be more uniformity across the National Park System when it comes to regulations pertaining to such activities as air tours, mountain biking, and personal watercraft use, just to name three sensitive issues?
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Don Neubacher, a 28-year veteran of the National Park Service who has spent the past 15 as superintendent of Point Reyes National Seashore, is moving over to take the helm at Yosemite National Park.
Boeing is a big industrial player in Washington state. Mount Rainier is a big national park in the same state. On Monday the two will get to know each other a bit better, when Boeing presents a $75,000 check to help the national park move towards becoming carbon neutral.
With all that snow atop Mount Rainier, it's no surprise that folks head to the mountain to make some turns. But those turns are really earned, as there's no lift. This short video shows some turns made the other day following the recent snowfall at Mount Rainier National Park.