October 1st, 2012 - 08:21 PM
Mount Rainier is a massive stratovolcano located 54 miles southeast of Seattle in the state of Washington, United States. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
Elevation: 14,409 feet (4,392 m)
Last eruption: 1894
Prominence: 13,212 feet (4,027 m)
First ascent: August 17, 1870
Mountain range: Cascade Range
First ascenders: Philemon Beecher Van Trump, Hazard Stevens
My first attempt at a blog so bear with me.
I love Mt Rainier for its breathtaking beauty, and endless opportunities for photography.
It has all the elements neccessary to make a success of you and hone your craft in the photographic arena.
In an attempt to provide information I have copied some which I feel can be of service to those interested in more info:
this info was obtained at: http://www.nps.gov/mora/mountrainiernps.htm
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