Mt. Rainier

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Mount Rainier Guide Monopoly to End

After more than 30 years of outright monopoly by RMI, Mount Rainier National Park has awarded two new guiding concessions to Alpine Ascents International and International Mountain Guides.

New Guide Services Slated for Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, the site of America's s most lucrative guide concession, may soon see competing guide services after years of virtual monopoly

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Video: Wonderland Project

Two friends take on an almost impossible goal: Run the Wonderland Trail, circumnavigating Washington's Mount Rainier, in a single 24-hour push.

No New Guides on Mount Rainier

Despite a years-long process that was scheduled to bring a fresh approach for guiding on Mount Rainier, the park administration has announced that the status quo will remain in place.

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Paradise at Mount Rainier

By Lakshmi and Chandra Mouli

Panoramic views of the ice-capped mountain peak, fields of glaciers, dense evergreen forests and meadows--how do you say "Paradise?"

Fall Trail Running in Washington

By Mike McQuaide

Ten top Fall trail running destinations in Washington get you outdoors in the off-season.

Early Summer Adventures

By Doug Gantenbein

Washington's Granite Mountain, Colorado's Wets, and Tennessee's Big South Fork offer fine June getaways.

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