Mount Rainier is a volcano located in Washington State, United States. It is the highest peak in the Cascade Range and part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc. Its 14.5km-wide summit is at 4,394 meters (14,417 ft) above sea level.
The volcano is named after British botanist George Perkins Marsh, who first began making observations of Mount Rainier in the late 1800s. Its name was given by geologist George Bird Grinnell in 1892 as a memorial to him and his brother.
The climbing routes on Mount Rainier range from moderate to difficult, and you’ll need to be prepared for anything from rock climbing to mountaineering depending on the route you choose. There are some routes that are considered easy and some that are considered moderate, but there are also some very difficult climbs on this mountain. Comparing to Manaslu, Ama Dablam, Everest and Aconcagua, Mount Rainier is easy climb. Trekking Mount Rainier gives you confident for Everest base camp trek.
If you’re looking for a climb that’s considered easy, you can go with the Disappointment Cleaver or the Ingraham Glacier. The Disappointment Cleaver is a great option if you’re just getting started with climbing on Mount Rainier and want to see what it’s all about without having to worry too much about safety. This route is very popular with beginners, but it does require some experience with climbing. You’ll need to be able to keep up with the group and know how to use your equipment. If this sounds like something you’re ready for, then go ahead and sign up for a trip on Mount Rainier!
The average temperature on Mount Rainier is about 50 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and about 40 degrees at night. This means that most people who climb this mountain will need warm clothes and appropriate footwear if they’re planning on doing any hiking during the day or evening hours.