At 4,392 m, Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in the state of Washington and a must for mountaineering enthusiasts! Also known as Tahoma or Tacoma, this stunning peak is located in Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Mount Rainier. The mountains are calling!
Also known as Tahoma, or Tacoma, Mount Rainier is a unique U.S. mountain climbing landmark. At 4,392 m, it is the highest mountain in the country and is also home to one of its largest glaciers. The three main routes to the top of this stratovolcano are all technically challenging. The normal route is a YDS grade II-III; the Emmons Glacier Route is a grade II and is slightly easier; the most difficult grade IV route is the Liberty Ridge route. It goes without saying that taking proper precautions and going with a certified guide is a must to tackle this stunning U.S. giant.
Average anual temperature is 13 °C, with average highs in July reaching 25°C, and average lows in January reaching 0.6 °C. The rainiest month is August and the driest is February.
The closest airport is the Seattle-Tacoma airport and to get to the mountain, it is necessary to drive there.
Late May to September.
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