The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
The Tahoma Glacier is steepest between 11,500 and 13,000 feet, where the angles varies from 30 to 40 degrees; it is over a mile wide at places with a surface alternating between smooth areas and icefalls. In early summer the Tahoma provides on of Rainier's most direct routes, but by August it can be badly crevasses.
|Driving Distance from Portland||180 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||4 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Cascade Alpine Guide, Volume I by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||Google map|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks|