Mountaineers Mount Rainier A Climbing Guide


Mountaineers Mount Rainier A Climbing Guide

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Authored by the lead climbing ranger at Mount Rainier National Park, Mike Gauthier has summited Rainier more than 170 times in all seasons. He shares his intimate knowledge of the best 40 routes to the summit: the classic Liberty Ridge route, Success Cleaver, or the rarely attempted Mowich Face. Gauthier provides all the details needed for safe, successful and enjoyable climbing. It includes all the principle routes and their variations with aerial photos and route overlays; routes on Little Tahoma; info about Rainier's unique weather, terrain, high altitude and glacier training opportunities; and stories about the area's history, personalities, and dramatic rescues.

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Ideal for
  • Rock climbing
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Regionality USA
Author Mike Gauthier
Language English
Pages 245
Published 2005
Edition 2nd
ISBN 9780898869569
Made in USA