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Adventure Guide to Mount RainierAdventure Guide to Mount Rainier: Hiking, Climbing and Skiing in Mt. Rainier National Park
by Jeff Smoot
January 1991
Paperback, 182

Includes descriptions of tourist trails, nature trails, off-trail hiking, bike routes, minor peak scrambling, skiing and snowshoeing areas, and of course, summit routes.

Climbing Mt Rainier with the ChicksClimbing Mt Rainier with the Chicks
by Cindy Peyser Safronoff
April 2011
Kindle, 571 KB, 24 pages
A sweet real-life story of a woman who as a newbie to mountaineering connects with other similar women in an informal women's climbing network to further their climbing skills. The all-female climbing team cheerfully meets each challenge and ends up surprising themselves with success.

Day Hike! Mount Rainier ThreeDay Hike! Mount Rainier: The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day, 3rd Edition
by Ron C. Judd
April 2014
Paperback, 224 pages; Kindle, 41,950KB, 224 pages
This guide features over 50 of the best trails for day hikes. Each trail is rated and range from easy-moderated to difficult-extreme. Also included are topographical maps, trail descriptions and photographs.

Day Hiking: Mount Rainier National Park TrailsDay Hiking: Mount Rainier National Park Trails
Mountaineers Books
by Dan A. Nelson (Author) and Alan L. Bauer (Photographer)
March 2008
Paperback, 224 pages; Kindle, 43,859KB, 224 pages
Compact, portable and beautifully packaged, Day Hiking Mount Rainier provides the most thorough coverage of Mount Rainier National Park to date. Nearby camping options are included, plus info on how to extend your hike, a full-color photo insert and overview map, quick-reference icons for kids, dogs, views and more.

Hiking Mount Rainier NPHiking Mount Rainier National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)
by Mary Skjelset and Heidi Di Schneider
June 2014
Paperback, 352 pages; Kindle, 38,362KB, 352 pages
This guide describes 60 hikes to the well maintained trails of Mount Rainier NP between Seattle, WA and Portland, OR for hikers of all ages and skill levels.

The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount RainierThe Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
July 2011
Hardcover, 288 pages; Paperback, 272 pages; Kindle, 4,639 KB, 298 pages
In June 1992, best friends Jim and Mike stood atop Mount Rainier, celebrating what they hoped would be the first of many milestones in their lives as young mountaineers. Instead, their conquest gave way to catastrophe when a cave-in plunged them deep inside a glacial crevasse.

The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount RainierThe Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier
by Bruce Barcott
April 2007
Hardcover, 288 pages; Paperback, 288 pages; Kindle, 969KB, 290 pages
Mount Rainier, North America's biggest volcano, looms over Seattle like an invitation to... adventure? Disaster? Discovery? It's all of the above for Bruce Barcott, a Seattle writer who captures the mountain from multiple angles in this luminous biography that defines Rainier's landscape to be like none other on the continent.

Mt Rainier Climbing GuideMount Rainier: A Climbing Guide, 3rd Edition
Mountaineers Books
by Mike Gauthier
June 2017
Paperback, 256 pages
Find all the necessary information on climbing the Rainier's famed glaciers including logistics, regulations, d permits along with search and rescue. Major ski routes and historic details are also included.

Mt. Rainier: Adventures and ViewsMt. Rainier: Adventures and Views
by John Harlin III (Author), James Martin (Photographer)
November 2001
Paperback, 128 pages
Photographer James Martin captures the awesome beauty of this majestic peak, from its icy glaciers to its lush alpine meadows, while climber and writer John Harlin provides engrossing accounts of adventure on the mountain.

Washington's Mount Rainier National ParkWashington's Mount Rainier National Park: A Centennial Celebration
Mountaineers Books
by Tim McNulty (Author) and Pat O'Hara (Photographer)
November 1998
Hardcover, 144 pages; Paperback, 143 pages
This book lets you see the mountain through all its facets, such as the geologic and climatic forces that continue to shape it, the rich legacy of humans' relationship with it and its delicate ecosystems.

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