NOTICE: Paradise Inn is scheduled for a facelift and we are thrilled to enter this next chapter in our history! The Annex of the Inn will be closed beginning August 2017 through May 2019 for renovations. THROUGHOUT CONSTRUCTION, THE MAIN PORTION OF PARADISE INN WILL REMAIN OPEN. Our Dining Room, Tatoosh Café, Gift Shop, and lodging (in the Inn) will all be open and we look forward to welcoming you.

Climbing Schools

Mount Rainier National Park is more than a great vacation spot. With vertical elevations that reach beyond 9,000 feet over a distance of eight or more miles, it is a training ground for novice and world-class mountaineers. Naturally, it is also home to various climbing schools and guided climbs.

Rainier Mountaineering, Inc.

As one of the largest mountain guide services and climbing schools in the U.S., they’ve been providing instruction, guided climbs and expeditions since 1969. Rainier Mountaineering guides have accomplished 5,866 successful summit ascents in the last ten years alone. Expert and highly skilled instructors and guides take great pride in helping visitors gain both historical knowledge and practical experience while conquering the rugged face and icy slopes of Rainier.

The thrill of reaching the top of the mountain is a once-in-a-lifetime accomplishment. The guides of Rainier Mountaineering, Inc., can help you meet this challenge.

International Mountain Guides

International Mountain Guides offers a variety of programs for climbing Mount Rainier to suit every schedule and experience level from beginner to expert. They offer over 25 years of experience leading mountain climbing expeditions around the globe, including 1,300+ summits of Mount Rainier. They can provide you with the experience of a lifetime on your climb of Rainier.

Alpine Ascents International

As one of Mount Rainier National Park’s selected guide services, Alpine Ascents International offer guided climbs and educational programs for every skill level. Alpine Ascents has been operating trips in Washington State and around the globe from Mount Everest to Mount Rainier since 1990. Their climbing school is touted as the best in the business and invites you to join their esteemed guides on Rainier or elsewhere. Alpine Ascents also provides transportation from Seattle.