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Beans, Biscuits and Kentucky's Bill Goodman

Don McNay | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Don McNay

Bill Goodman showed that he is not only a hall of fame journalist; he is a hall of fame author and every true Kentuckian should own a copy of his book.

Inside the National Parks, Size Matters!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Whether they be super small, or ridiculously tall, there's a force that drives our travel compass towards the superlative. Being peppered with some of the most incredible mountains in the world, this continent boasts an almost unparalleled collection of sceneries framed by peaks.

9 Entrepreneurship Lessons From the Mountains

Steven Clough | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Steven Clough

You really have to love what you're doing and love who you're doing it with to make it worthwhile. In the end, one thing has become clear from these adventures: Not everyone is cut out for them. Some have no interest, others lack the discipline.

Official: Writer Found Near Mount Rainier Died Of Hypothermia

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Books

SEATTLE, June 24 (Reuters) - Prominent Seattle hiking enthusiast and author Karen Sykes, whose body was found near Mount Rainier after she disappear...

'Guru Of Trails' Vanishes On Mount Rainier

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 06.20.2014 | Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — Crews searched Mount Rainier National Park on Friday for a prominent hiker and outdoors writer who was reported missing late Wednesda...

6 Climbers Believed Dead On Mount Rainier

AP | MANUEL VALDES and STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green

SEATTLE (AP) — Six climbers on Mount Rainier likely perished in a fall after helicopters detected pings from avalanche beacons and spotted climbing ...

Kate Sheppard

The Secretary Of The Interior Lays Out What's Most Frustrating About Washington | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has faced an uphill battle in Washington as she tries to implement her ambitious agenda. In February, she went snowsho...

Inside the Head of Highpointers Club Member

Diane Vadino | Posted 09.18.2013 | Travel
Diane Vadino

The nation's most obsessive-compulsive mountaineers, members of the Highpointers Club, aim to scale the peaks of all 50 states. As a point of reference: Around 250 people have climbed all 50 state highpoints. About 3,000 have summited Mount Everest.

PHOTOS: How To Hike A Mountain In A Ball Gown

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Plenty of people go hiking on Mount Rainier in Washington state every year, but how many do so dressed up in a ball gown? At least one woman took on t...

Rescuers Face Treacherous Conditions Searching For Lost Snowboarders

AP | DOUG ESSER | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green

SEATTLE — Two snowboarders who spent two nights stranded on Mount Rainier were well enough to snowshoe out Tuesday after rescuers had to "swim" ...

2 More Bodies Recovered From Washington Volcano After Unrelenting Storms

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

SEATTLE (AP) — Park rangers returned to a glacier on Mount Rainier Saturday to search for a fourth victim of a series of winter storms, a day after ...

A 'Snow Monster' In Mount Rainier Creek

Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

By Brian Clark Howard on National Geographic: A National Geographic reader just sent us this curious photo, which we have been staring at longi...

Ranger's Body Recovered After His Deadly Fall While Rescuing Others

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green

LONGMIRE, Wash. (AP) — After two weeks of delays due to weather and avalanche danger, the body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to h...

Ranger Dies While Rescuing Mount Rainier Climbers

AP | DOUG ESSER and SHANNON DININNY | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

SEATTLE — The last of four Waco, Texas, climbers rescued on Mount Rainier in an effort that cost a ranger his life walked down off the Washingto...

Rescue Team Searches For Missing Group In Nasty Storm On Mt. Rainier

AP | By GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

SEATTLE -- An elite mountain rescue team headed up Washington's Mount Rainier on Thursday to search for four people missing in a vicious storm while f...

Rescued Mount Rainier Snowshoer Burned Money For Warmth

AP | PHUONG LE and TED WARREN | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green

By PHUONG LE and TED WARREN, The Associated Press TACOMA, Washington (AP) -- A snowshoer who was lost in a blizzard for two days on Washington stat...

Missing Snowshoer Found Alive On Mount Rainier

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green

SEATTLE — A 66-year-old snowshoer who had been missing on Mount Rainier since Saturday was found alive Monday by a team of three rescuers, a nat...

Police: Iraq War Veteran Suspected Of Killing Park Ranger Found Dead

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 03.03.2012 | Crime

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. — An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowsh...

Manhunt At Mount Rainier After Park Ranger Killed

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 03.03.2012 | Travel

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. -- The body of an Iraq war veteran suspected in the slaying of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger was believed to...

HuffPost Guides: Crystal Mountain Resort

The Huffington Post | Marnie Kunz | Posted 01.27.2012 | Travel

Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel...

National Park To Visitors: Stop Feeding The Foxes

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

PARADISE, Wash. -- Sure, they're cute and they've learned to beg along the roadway, but Mount Rainier National Park is appealing to visitors to stop f...

You Won't Believe What's Going On In This Photo

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

Usually it's the clouds that cast a shadow on the ground, not the other way around. Wednesday morning, Seattle area residents were treated to this ...

Man Falls From Cliff, Dies At Mount Rainier National Park

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

Roger Alan Wagner fell from a cliff to his death at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington Monday, shortly after taking pictures with his son above...

Blind Soldiers Still Serving, Thriving In New Positions

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Since a car bomb blinded Capt. Scott Smiley in Iraq, he has skied Vail, climbed Mount Rainier, earned his MBA, raised two you...