Unique Gifts Commemorating the World's Most Spectacular Places

Rainier Paperweight
  • Rainier Paperweight
  • Rainier Paperweight
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410 ft.
Coordinates: N46° 51' 12'' W121° 45' 36''
Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA
MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: Larry Signani, 2005
Formed by ice and fire, the massive Mount Rainier is a volcano at rest. Its majestic glaciated summit dominates the region and attracts seekers of beauty and adventure. It is appreciated for its trails in all seasons, summer wildflowers, and challenging mountaineering experiences.
Summiting Mount Rainier is high on the list of experienced and aspiring mountaineers alike and requires great endurance, physical strength and mountaineering skills. Hazard Stevens and P.B. Van Trump were first to climb to the mountain's summit by way of the Gibraltar Route in 1890. (Watch for an additional page to appear focusing on the value of survey monuments and how you can help protect them.)