From Wikipedia: Mount Rainier, is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the state of Washington. It is a large active stratovolcano located 54 miles (87 km) south-southeast of Seattle. It is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States and the Cascade Volcanic Arc, with a summit elevation of 14,411 ft (4,392 m). Mt. Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, and it is on the Decade Volcano list. Because of its large amount of glacial ice, Mt. Rainier could potentially produce massive lahars that could threaten the entire Puyallup River valley.
Well I have the cast off my foot but still have to stay off it (mostly) for 10 more days. So once again going through my archives of photos, this time back to 2002-2004, still the early days of digital photography. Photos taken with a Sony F828 and a Panasonic FZ20. Updated the post processing in Lightroom but those early cameras did not have the dynamic range or resolution of today’s cameras. Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning six major rivers. More Geology and History.