Rainier seen from 150 miles

Rainier peaking over the horizon from NE of Tri-Cities. The foreground range is the saddle mountains and you can see the plume from the nuke plant in Richland.


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lcarreau - Feb 27, 2010 10:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Remarkable ...

So, what you'd be looking at is Disappointment
Cleaver and Emmons Glacier on Rainier.

I never realized! Must have been a clear day!!

(When I climbed Rainier in 1984, I do remember seeing Yakima from the summit!)


calebEOC - Feb 28, 2010 7:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Remarkable ...

Yeah it was a rare clear skies day and Rainier sticks out like a sore thumb around here. The lookout attendant on Oregon Butte told me you can see it from there on a clear day, its about 200 miles away from that point.

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