Mt. Rainier: July 11th Summit!

Posted by: Eric Frank, Mike Haugen | July 11, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

It is a beautiful day on Mt. Rainier.  The Five Day Summit Climb July 7 - 11 led by Eric Frank and the Four Day Summit Climb July 8 - 11 led by Mike Haugen reached the summit of Mt. Rainier today.  The teams reached the crater rim around 7:30 a.m.  They reported clear skies, great conditions and winds ranging from 0 to none. 

The Five Day Kautz Climb is descending to Paradise this morning.  Their entire team reached the summit of Mt. Rainier yesterday morning.

Congratulations to today’s summit teams!

An RMI Team ascending Mt. Rainier via the Disappointment Cleaver Route.  Photo: RMI Collection RMI Climbers at Camp Muir on July 11th.  Photo:  Jon Mancuso

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SO VERY EXCITED TO JUST READ THE NEWS!! WE ARE BOTH VERY PROUD OF OUR SON, MATTHEW AND HIS FIANCE, ELLA!!  CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE IN THE GROUP, AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE GUIDES FOR LEADING THE ENTIRE BUNCH SAFELY UP ...AND BACK DOWN!! NOW GO AND CELEBRATE!

Posted by: BRENDA & LOTHAR on 7/11/2012 at 9:12 am

Congrats to Scott, Alex and the rest of the team.  What a huge accomplishment!  Looking forward to hearing all about your adventure.  Safe travels back to civilization.
love, Michelle and the entire clan

Posted by: Michelle Rico Wilsdon on 7/11/2012 at 8:53 am

So proud of Matt and Ella and the rest of the team that was led by Mike! You guys rock!

Posted by: Bridget Wayne on 7/11/2012 at 8:06 am

Congratulations to everyone but especially to my sister Ella and her fiancĂ© Matt! So proud of the both of you! Can’t wait to hear all about your amazing journey! Love you both!

Posted by: Rachel on 7/11/2012 at 8:06 am

Way to go guys! So proud of you John Paul and Jason! Come home safe!

Posted by: Mel on 7/11/2012 at 7:49 am

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