One Of The Most Treacherous Hikes In America Is Right Here In Washington
For the hiking enthusiast, Washington is a dream destination. Every corner of the state provides opportunities to climb, trek, and walk the most breathtaking trails in the country. However, this activity is not without its risks, especially at high elevations. In fact, one of the most dangerous hikes in the entire country can be found in Washington. At 14,000 feet high, the iconic Mt. Rainier is equal parts treacherous and beautiful. Learn more about what makes this hike so brutal.
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Despite its incredible risks, there’s no denying the fact that Mt. Rainier is a must-see vision in Washington. Have you attempted any of its trails? Be sure to share your stories with us!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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