Discovering Mount Rainier

by Nancy Field

Publisher: Dog-Eared Publications in Corvallis, OR

Written in English
Published: Pages: 32 Downloads: 224
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  • Mountain ecology -- Juvenile literature,
  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.) -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Sixth printing, 1998.

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You'll do enough climbing to have climbed Mount Rainier /2 times. Mount Rainier's weather is also explained, and the reader knows to expect lots of rain and possibly even snow, even in August and September. The one question just about all hikers ask each other is "have you got 'the book'?" And this is the book to get/5(5).

Discovering Mount Rainer (Discovery Library) [Nancy Field, Sally Machlis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discovering Mount Rainier helps young naturalists discover the animals, plants and unique beauty of a mountain ecosystem. Differences between low elevation and subalpine areas are illustrated.

Children learn of volcanic and glacial action on mountains.5/5(1). Discovering Mount Rainier helps young naturalists discover the animals, plants and unique beauty of a mountain ecosystem. Differences between low elevation and subalpine areas are illustrated.

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This book was suggested as a basic guide to hiking the trail rather than as a journal-type reading. Mount Rainier is an environment where conditions can change suddenly and unexpectedly. Discover Nature reserves the right to alter tours and itineraries due to weather or road conditions.

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The park was established on March 2, as the fifth national park in the United States, preservingacres ( sq mi; km 2) including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,foot (4, m) stratovolcano.

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If you visit Mount Rainier National Park during the summer, especially from about mid-July to mid-August, you will see the land come alive with the vivid colors of wildflowers. The rolling meadows in the Paradise region are particularly stunning with their abundance of purple lupine, red paintbrush, pink penstemon and white avalanche lilies.

Enter the wilderness of Mt. Rainier where life is still and quiet. Where the landscape is ever-changing, and each turn in the road offers a new memory.

From the magnitude of the mountain's. Mount Rainier National Park (Book): Mattern, Joanne: Young readers will love exploring Mount Rainier and learn that it is actually a dormant volcano.

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Gauthier is an expert; his enthusiasm and vast mountain experience are amply shared with the reader. Well organized and easy to follow, the book has 2 sections.5/5(5). Mount Rainier is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Range and holds 25 active glaciers. It’s also one of the oldest national parks.

We will spend our day discovering what makes this national park so memorable. We will enter the Park on the southwest side via the Nisqually Entrance and take our time traveling up to the Paradise area.

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Her parents put a premium on happiness, and Arnot found hers in climbing Rainier over times as a guide. She went on to lead expeditions on some of the world's highest mountains. However, the literary process of discovering the region did not conclude with the end of exploration, or the demise of the fur trade, or the close of the first wave of missionaries and settlers.

whose book The Northwest Both John Muir and Rudyard Kipling arrived in —the former to climb Mount Rainier and the latter to fish regional. Mount Rainier National Park was zoned three times between andand each zoning had a lasting effect on the management of the park.

In the first zoning, the entire park was classified as a "natural area" within the national park system. (Wonderland Trail, Mount Rainier National Park, Carbonado, Washington) My husband, Rob Moll, laughed with hearty vigor, loved the outdoors, and always had a book close at hand.

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Hiking the Wonderland Trail: The Complete Guide to Mount Rainier's Premier Trail is an authoritative guidebook penned by Washington native Tami Asars, a professional instructor on hiking the trail, a third-generation hiker of the Cascade mountains, and seven-time hiker of the entire Wonderland Trail.

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The namesake snowy crag at the center of the park is so famous, in fact, that it has been. If Helen Hunt Jackson in was mostly content to view the Northwest as scenery, John Muir arrived in more eager for intimate contact with the region’s mountains. The man who would become perhaps America’s first great proponent of wilderness—operating especially in the mountains of California’s Sierra Nevada—toured the vicinity around Puget Sound and then climbed Mount Rainier.Young readers will love exploring the massive volcano that soars above Mount Rainier National Park.

They’ll also enjoy discovering the park’s plants, animals, and other landforms—all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.Discover Your Northwest (formerly Northwest Interpretive Association) is a Seattle-based (c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to promoting the discovery of Northwest public lands, enriching the experience of visitors, and building community stewardship of these special places today and for generations to come.