Mt. Rainier: June 13th Update

Posted by: J.J. Justman, Billy Nugent | June 13, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 12,700'

Our Four Day Summit Climb Teams led by JJ Justman and Billy Nugent turned today at the top of Disappointment Cleaver due to difficult conditions.  The weather continues to be winter like on the upper mountain and is slowly transitioning into summer. High winds and firm conditions have thwarted attempts and guides are working hard to establish a safe route.

We are expecting Mt. Rainier to release its winter hold on the upper mountain any day now.

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Great job, Mark and team! You guys are unstoppable!

Posted by: barry on 6/16/2012 at 5:40 am

Kristen!
We are oh so proud of you, here back at Hanover High School! It’s graduation week and we’re missing you terribly but so happy that you have completed your journey!
We love you and are thinking of you constantly!
Can’t wait for you to get home!
Love,
Asie

Posted by: Asie Makarova on 6/14/2012 at 6:15 am

Great job Mark, Tim, and Mr. Nonna!! So happy you guys are home safe now. Miss u Mark

Posted by: Rachel Block on 6/13/2012 at 7:53 pm

Hey Cheer up AA, and Team members everybody here is holding tight, just waiting for all of you coming back safe with a great experience to tell, my best wishes….
Jeff D. ask me about B.Okita, he thinks they worked together in Mt.Rainier…...I send my heart for all of you !!!!

Posted by: Paco Santoyo on 6/13/2012 at 6:51 pm

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