Mt. Rainier: September 24th Summit!

Posted by: Leon Davis, Seth Waterfall | September 24, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb September 21 - 24 is our last Summit climb of the 2012 season.  This morning they reached the crater rim of Mt. Rainier just before 8:30 a.m.  RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Leon Davis reported clear skies above 13,000’ with light winds.  The teams will spend a bit of time on top before starting their descent to Camp Muir.  After a short break to re-pack their gear and re-fuel, they will continue down to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing the teams this afternoon at Rainier BaseCamp.

Congratulation to today’s teams!

Looking back across the crater at the waiting packs.  Photo: Seth Waterfall.

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Belated Happy Birthday wishes!  What a great adventure!  We are so excited for you!  Can’t wait to hear the stories. 
Love Robin & Tim

Posted by: Robin on 9/25/2012 at 2:01 pm

Steve: Top notch! Congratulations.

Posted by: Charlie A. on 9/25/2012 at 8:13 am

Congrats, Steve. Nice work. Hope you’ll enjoy a nice single malt to celebrate.

Posted by: Jonah on 9/24/2012 at 4:41 pm

Happy Birthday Steve!  Look forward to watching your progress!  Way to go!!!  Love, Wendy

Posted by: Wendy on 9/24/2012 at 1:54 pm

Ehrf├╝rchtig Jill und Mike! Wir werden ein bier in Ihrer ehre zu trinken!

Posted by: Eric und Kelsea on 9/24/2012 at 11:36 am

Happy birthday Steve 60 wow are you sure you won’t need a dog sled! Have fun.

Posted by: Matt on 9/24/2012 at 11:17 am

Happy Birthday Steve!  What a great way to spend your birthday!  Be Safe.  Love Penny

Posted by: Penny Stankoski on 9/24/2012 at 10:25 am

Happy birthday Steve Hope this day is great for you and take alot of pictures So proud of you and I am with you all the way Love Mom

Posted by: Faith Bussolari on 9/24/2012 at 10:20 am

Way to go Danny (aka Wiley Nightfall)

Posted by: Big Country on 9/24/2012 at 9:25 am

Way to go Jill and Mike!!  I’m so impressed, but not surprised :)

Posted by: Krissy Daniel on 9/24/2012 at 8:53 am

Jill and Mike - awesome accomplishment.

Posted by: Marie Barada on 9/24/2012 at 8:44 am

CONGRATULATIONS Wali and Jabila!!!  Way to go!

Posted by: David and Tara on 9/24/2012 at 8:30 am

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