Mount Rainier National Park High Point Trip Report

Mount Rainier (14,410 ft)

Date: August 6, 1967
Author: John Roper

USGS Mt Rainier West.. DeLorme: p48/B2-3. S23-T16N-R8E.

To Mountaineers, no more need be said. Easiest route: From Paradise it is preferable to slog up past Camp Muir to Ingraham Flats. "Sleep" here, if you can. Get up at midnight and follow everyone else to the top and back. 2 days round trip. Anticipate headache, nausea, cold toes, and exhilaration.