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The Peak: Mt. Rainier

From the best guiding service to ultimate summit routes, Washington's highest peak is still the greatest.

THE BEST…

Guide Service

Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. (rmiguides.com)

Weekend Backpack
It takes 10 days to tackle the 93-mile Wonderland Trail, but you can poach the circuit’s finest mountain views and meadow camping on a 17-mile loop connecting the Wonderland Trail to the Spray Park Trail.

Victory Dinner
Copper burgers at Ashford’s Copper Creek Inn. coppercreekinn.com

Backcountry Campsite
Glacier Basin’s five sites are as close as you can camp to the summit without crampons. $20, nps.gov/mora

 

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