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Hiking on Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920s)

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Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

People probably started hiking on Mount Rainier the day the found out there was a mountain.

Here’s a postcard  of hikers in the early 1900s on Paradise Glacier (Little Nisqually Glacier). This particular glacier has been receding over the last 100 years. Today it looks quite a bit different from this shot.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Nisqually Glacier evolution

Nisqually Glacier evolution

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