Mt. Rainier: August 9th Update

Posted by: Peter Whittaker, Dave Hahn, Jake Beren | August 09, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guides Peter Whittaker and Dave Hahn led their teams to the Mt. Rainier summit this morning.  Both teams had left the summit by 8:30 a.m. and reported light winds and a very pleasant day on the mountain.

Jake Beren is currently leading the Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz on their summit bid.  He checked in at 8:15 a.m. from the Wapowety Cleaver on the Kautz Route and will radio us when he reaches the summit.

An RMI team traversing to Disappointment Cleaver. Photo: Seth Waterfall The August 9th Summit Team lead by Peter Whittaker and Melissa Arnot on the summit of Mt. Rainier.  Photo: Peter Whittaker RMI Guide Peter Whittaker and team inside the steam vent on the summit of Mt. Rainier August 9th.  Photo: Peter Whittaker

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It was great to climb with all of you, even the silly bit..
Way to go Marshall and VJ.  Awesome job Brad, Andy and Matt.  Really fun to climb with you Franz and Anna…makes me want to bring my own daughter seeing you guys have such fun together.
Great guides makes great trip.
Thanks RMI.
Erik

Posted by: Erik Meyers on 8/13/2012 at 3:05 pm

Congrats Andy and Brad!  Mary has been sharing your travel adventures with me.  What an amazing accomplishment!

Posted by: Ellen on 8/12/2012 at 1:53 pm

Woot! Congrats Joshy!!! Another great achievement to go in the books.

Posted by: Frank on 8/11/2012 at 5:05 pm

So proud of Russell!!!  Really excited to hear all about it!

Posted by: Kimber on 8/9/2012 at 5:48 pm

Congratulations to you all!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!! Looking forward to hearing the stories.  See you soon.
Love, Steve & Mary

Posted by: Steve & Mary Roman on 8/9/2012 at 9:47 am

Congrats to all you guys!!!!!!  Looks like you had great weather!!!!!
Looking forward to seeing the pictures.

Posted by: tom Buchar on 8/9/2012 at 9:30 am

Congrats Andy, Brad and Matt!!!

Posted by: Corey on 8/9/2012 at 8:53 am

Congratulations, Marshall, on making the summit!! See you soon.

Posted by: Sayuri on 8/9/2012 at 8:29 am

Congratulations Brad and Andy!

Posted by: Mandy on 8/9/2012 at 8:16 am

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