Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide, 2nd Edition: A Climbing Guide Mike Gauthier

ISBN: 9781594852084

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Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide, 2nd Edition: A Climbing Guide  by  Mike Gauthier

Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide, 2nd Edition: A Climbing Guide by Mike Gauthier
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* 41 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, RainierMore* 41 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 rescuesOne of author Mike Gauthiers primary duties as Lead Climbing Ranger for Mount Rainier National Park was 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 edition presents the 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.



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