Mt. Rainier: June 25th Update

Posted by: Seth Waterfall | June 25, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 11,000'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Seth Waterfall and the Five Day Summit climb led by Gabriel Barral were forced to turn around at 11,000’ due to storm conditions and high avalanche hazards.  There is a large cap on the mountain that was descending to almost 10,000’.  The team began their descent from Camp Muir.  We look forward to meeting them at Rainier Base Camp later this morning.

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Hey Seth,
Thanks for the opportunity to summit. You made the right decision! We will see you soon for another attempt. BTW, can you e-mail that picture you took of us on your iPhone?
Thanks so much,
Jim

Posted by: Jim and Karin Block on 6/26/2012 at 12:23 pm

Thanks Gabby for a very special summit attempt. I hope soon to join you and shoot for the summit. Jake

Posted by: Jacob lehn on 6/25/2012 at 8:23 pm

BUMMER! Hope you had a great time regardless.

Posted by: heather on 6/25/2012 at 3:20 pm

Hey guys! So sorry you weren’t able to summit! Hope you all had a
Good time anyway. See you soon, love Cindy and Don!

Posted by: Cindy Usedom on 6/25/2012 at 11:57 am

Bill,Tom,Jim and Karin..so bummed that the weather didnt cooperate this time.Hope you still had an amazing journey with each other and your group.Look forward to seeing you in a few hours.Xoxxo

Posted by: Arlene on 6/25/2012 at 8:22 am

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