From Gasworks Park.
There's something magical when you mix signs of humanity with a really big hill. Mount Rainier National Park is 54 miles southeast of the city of Seattle. The mountain itself climbs to 14,411 ft (4,392 m). The Space Needle is 605 ft (184m).
Christmas in Seattle with the iconic Mount Rainier backing it up. This image appeared in the December 2013 issue of Backcountry Magazine making a case for Seattle as "the best ski town in the world."