The Mountaineers Books Mt. Rainier - A Climbing Guide

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a 41 principal routes and their variations, with aerial photos and route overlays a Extensive material on Rainier's unique weather, terrain, high altitude and glacier training opportunities, and more a New sidebars on mountain history, Rainier personalities, and dramatic rescues One of Mike Gauthier's primary duties as Lead Climbing Ranger for Mount Rainier National Park is advising climbing parties about what to expect on the mountain. Name any route on Rainier, and he can describe its rewards and specific challenges (he's summited Rainier more than 170 times during all seasons and under intense conditions). Whether you choose the classic Liberty Ridge route, the drama of Success Cleaver, or the rarely attempted Mowich Face, Gauthier provides all the details you'll need for a successful and enjoyable climb. This new edition presents the latest information on logistics, regulations, and permits. It includes expanded material on understanding and surmounting Rainier's famed glaciers; tips on selecting a guide service; excellent mountaineering training sites around Rainier for those bound for the world's highest peaks; and bonus routes on adjacent Little Tahoma, Washington's third highest peak. Mike Gauthier is Lead Climbing Ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. In 1998, he was named a Wilderness Rescue Hero by the American Red Cross. In 2004, Men's Journal named him one of the 25 Toughest Men in America. He lives in Mount Rainier National Park.

- Bentgate.com

Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide by Mike Gauthier provides all the details you'll need for a successful and enjoyable climb, including information on logistics, regulations, permits, choosing a guide service, plus invaluable mountaineering information.

- Mountain Gear

Description of Mountaineers Books Mount Rainier A Climbing Guide, 2nd EditionBorn from the hand-scribbled trail maps and wilderness passion of its members, Washingtons nearly 100-year-old Mountaineers Club established the nonprofit Mountaineers Books in 1960 to express and share its love of the natural outdoors.One of Mike Gauthiers primary duties as Lead Climbing Ranger for Mount Rainier National Park is advising climbing parties about what to expect on the mountain. Name any route on Rainier, and he can describe its rewards and specific challenges hes summited Rainier more than 170 times during all seasons and under intense conditions. Whether you choose the classic Liberty Ridge route, the drama of Success Cleaver, or the rarely attempted Mowich Face, Gauthier provides all the details youll need for a successful and enjoyable climb.This new edition presents the latest information on logistics, regulations, and permits. It includes expanded material on understanding and surmounting Rainiers famed glaciers tips on selecting a guide service excellent mountaineering training sites around Rainier for those bound for the worlds highest peaks and bonus routes on adjacent Little Tahoma, Washingtons third highest peak.Mike Gauthier is Lead Climbing Ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. In 1998, he was named a Wilderness Rescue Hero by the American Red Cross. In 2004, Mens Journal named him one of the 25 Toughest Men in America. He lives in Mount Rainier National Park. Features41 principal routes and their variations, with aerial photos and route overlays Extensive material on Rainiers unique weather, terrain, high altitude and glacier training opportunities, and more New sidebars on mountain history, Rainier personalities, and dramatic rescues

- US Outdoor Store

By the lead climbing ranger at Mt. Rainier Natl. Park, this guide is a must-have for any brave soul attempting Rainier's more than 14,000 feet.

- REI