Mt. Rainier: September 10th Summit!

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Geoff Schellens | September 10, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

At 9:30am the Four Day Summit Climb teams led by RMI Guides Billy Nugent and Geoff Schellens we descending from the crater rim.  They reported 60+ mph winds on the summit.  The teams are making their descent back to Camp Muir and will be back in Ashford late the afternoon.

The Expedition Skills Seminar – Muir is beginning their ascent to Camp Muir where they will spend the week training.

Congratulations to today’s summit climb teams and good luck to the Expedition Skills Seminar!

Climbing Mt. Rainier at Sunrise.  Photo: Ed Viesturs

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I’m so proud of you! Now hurry up and get some safe and sound :)

Posted by: Julia Gulia on 9/10/2012 at 1:47 pm

great job guys. i can only imagine the suffering going on in those conditions and how strong you all are to give that a go. i was really wishing you a blue bird summit, but i know you’ll have epic stories to tell from probably an even more spiritual adventure.—ethan

Posted by: ethan kutzscher on 9/10/2012 at 11:03 am

Now that’s a summit attempt! 60+ mph winds. Great job!!!

Posted by: Doug & Susie Burns on 9/10/2012 at 10:46 am

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