The Rainier Festival is back for 2015! We will be posting the schedule and event updates throughout the year. Hope to see you all there.


Post Monsoon Sale: Great deals on 2012 Mount Rainier rental inventory plus closeout specials from Mountain Hardwear, First Ascent, Black Diamond, Grivel, Julbo, Patagonia, La Sportiva, Asolo, Marmot, Petzl and many more.

World Class Climbers: Over 15 Everest summiters will be at the event. Mingle and ask questions, and watch slideshows with mountaineering legends such as Ed Viesturs, Jim Whittaker, Dave Hahn, and Peter Whittaker.

5 Mile Trail Run: Considered one of the classic 5 mile runs in the area, join us on Sunday morning. This course can be run or walked and you can download a registration form here.

Alpine Games: Compete for cash prizes in mountain events, such as speed climbing, sled pull, and erect-a-tent.

Mountain Courses: Take a Wilderness First Aid Course with Remote Medical International, or participate in a Mountaineering Day School with RMI Expeditions.

Book Signings: Famous climbing authors such as Lou and Jim Whittaker and Ed Viesturs will be signing copies of their book.

Films and Slideshows: Personal video and slide presentations by mountaineering legends.

Music and Food: Enjoy BBQ, microbrews and live entertainment all day long with local bands Steve Stefanowicz, Sonic Funk Orchestra and Wet Heat.

Kids Games: Great fun for all kids. There will be a free rock wall to climb, inflatable bounce house, and kids’ games. It's all fun and it's all free.

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