As the search for four people on Mount Rainier stretches into its second week, experts say the rewards for the hearty few who attempt the summit of the 14,411-foot heavily-glaciated volcano in winter are great — and so are the dangers.
Thousands head to the mountain in Washington state each winter to snowshoe, winter camp and take in the views. A few hundred of them attempt to summit the massive volcano in the winter. Read More
Tactical teams searched Mount Rainier National Park's snowy terrain through the night for an armed gunman suspected in the shooting death of a park ranger, as other officers used the cover of darkness to evacuate dozens of tourists who had been kept for their safety at a visitors center. Read More