Home page for Mt. Rainier. Includes links for teachers, kids, news, history and culture, nature and science
Gives all of the information and recommendations needed to climb Rainier
Study on the affects of high altitude climbing on the brain with reference to Rainier.
FAQ page on climbing by International Mountain Guides
In depth info on rainier as a volcano
Article from USGS in geology.com website. What could happen . . .
overview of geology. volcano type, stratigraphy, glaciers. Good maps and photos included
Resources tab. Information about Eric Simonson's book in finding Mallory
DVD on climbing Rainier
discussion of the relationship between cascade volcanoes and san andreas. maps of each with a short description.
geologic history of the cascades. oligocine to present
Good solid basic facts about Mount Rainier
Award for article titled "Geologists worry about dangers of living under the volcano"
Another guide company. They also guide on Everest and the other 7 summits. Good information on Mount Rainier.
Interactive map of the Cascades. Can click on any volcano to get more information.
Great in depth site. Appropriate for high school. Go to General Directories for great info. The link to How Volcanoes work is excellent.
Information that can lead to hazard mitigation. Under volcanoes and people, there is an attempt to provide communication that is missing in many volcano sites. Good High School source.
Lots of info. Good for High School. See photo glossary - very helpful.