Al's Journal : Ice and Snow Disappearing from Mt. Rainier
The effects of the climate crisis are hitting closer and closer to home:Deep Snow Delaying Opening of Sunrise Area at Mount Rainier National Park | National Parks Traveler
[June 21, 2011] Too much snow will keep the Sunrise area in Mount Rainier National Park closed through the Fourth of July weekend and until at least July 8, according to park officials. Also, the White River Campground won't open until July 1.
As the accompanying photos show, there really is a lot of snow still waiting to melt away at Sunrise.