Jeff Antonelis-Lapp

In November 2006, flood damage at Longmire nearly washed the park’s emergency command center into the Nisqually River. Photo courtesy Mount Rainier National Park Archives

The far-reaching effects of Mount Rainier’s retreating glaciers | All Things Mount Rainier

Increased sediment flow, or “aggradation,” causing flooding downriver from the volcano.

 

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Glaciers: Mt. Rainier’s blankets of ice and snow

Unfortunately, the mountain’s majestic glaciers are shrinking.

 

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Meeting a Mount Rainier old-timer | All Things Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is more than a volcano — it’s made of stories.

 

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In the Footsteps of the Ancients, Part II | All Things Mount Rainier

Let’s explore three archeological sites on Mount Rainier.

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Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"

In the footsteps of the ancients: Part I | All Things Mount Rainier

A look back at the relationship between Mt. Rainier and the indigenous people of the Plateau.

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Image courtesy the U.S. Geological Survey.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.

Wait, I live near a volcano? Part II | All Things Mount Rainier

It’s unlikely a lahar from Mount Rainier will hit Enumclaw, but that doesn’t mean there’s no danger.

Image courtesy the U.S. Geological Survey.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.
Wait, I live near a volcano? | All Things Mount Rainier

Wait, I live near a volcano? | All Things Mount Rainier

If you live on the Plateau, there’s a few things you should know about Mount Rainier.

Wait, I live near a volcano? | All Things Mount Rainier