• Creator
  • Langstaff, Clarence R.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1915
  • Description
  • The alpine meadows at Paradise, below the summit of Mount Rainier, have long been popular with hikers. From here, visitors to Mount Rainier National Park can explore the meadows or climb further up the mountain.This photo, probably taken in the 1910s, shows two men standing in the meadow at Paradise. The rocky ridge to the right of the summit of Mount Rainier is Gibraltar Rock. The men hold long wooden alpenstocks, standard mountain climbing e... more
    The alpine meadows at Paradise, below the summit of Mount Rainier, have long been popular with hikers. From here, visitors to Mount Rainier National Park can explore the meadows or climb further up the mountain.This photo, probably taken in the 1910s, shows two men standing in the meadow at Paradise. The rocky ridge to the right of the summit of Mount Rainier is Gibraltar Rock. The men hold long wooden alpenstocks, standard mountain climbing equipment before the introduction of ice axes. Heavy wool military clothing was popular with hikers before the development of specialized gear. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from print made from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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