Mt. Rainier: Expedition Skills Seminar - Winter

Posted by: Seth Waterfall | February 09, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 10,060'

Hi this is RMI Guide Seth Waterfall checking in from Camp Muir on Day 5 of our Expedition Skills Seminar - Winter.  We’ve been having some serious winter weather up here.  Although it has kept us off of the upper mountain, we have been able to do a lot of training out in the elements.  Yesterday the storms kept us inside for a bit but we were able to venture outside to practice our crevasse rescue systems.  This morning we had a great session on a fixed-line course and also practiced rappelling.  This afternoon we have more activities planned and the we’ll settle in for our last night at Camp Muir.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Winter training on Mt. Rainier.  Photo: Seth Waterfall The view (or lack their of) from Camp Muir (10,060').  Photo: Seth Waterfall

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That’s my boyfriend!!!! Maybe one day we can summit up there together :)

Posted by: Cathy on 2/11/2012 at 8:22 am

I’m assuming the weather conditions prevented you all from attempting the summit?  I know akbar was really looking forward to it.

Uzma (akbar’s wife)

Posted by: uzma on 2/10/2012 at 3:31 am

That looks absolutely amazing and crazy.  I hope to be able to be there in 2013.  I summited Rainier on July 1 last year.

Posted by: Kevin Donavan on 2/9/2012 at 3:34 pm

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