Mt. Rainier: July 21, 2013 Summit!

Posted by: Paul Edgren, Mike Uchal | July 21, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Mike Uchal and Five Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Paul Edgren reached the summit of Mt. Rainier after a 6 1/2 hour ascent.  Mike Uchal reports sunny, beautiful weather and a busy route. The teams are en route back to Camp Muir, and will be back at RMI Basecamp later today.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

An RMI Climber on approach to the summit - RMI Photo Collection

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That mountain looks soooo big from my easy chair on the patio where I lounge thinking about all of you, up on top.  I can only imagine the sense of accomplishment.  You guys are amazing!  Welcome back, and can’t wait to hear stories.

Posted by: maryann on 7/21/2013 at 7:17 pm

I am so excited that you all made it! Each of you has been constantly on my mind the last several days! I am envious, but so proud of what you all have accomplished! Welcome home when you get there! Your admirer, Mr. T

Posted by: Thom D. on 7/21/2013 at 3:03 pm

Hey, this is awesome, congratulations both of you! We are so happy to hear all went well.  Anxious to hear more soon. Rick, Piper and Justin

Posted by: Piper on 7/21/2013 at 1:14 pm

Way to go Team Milne! What a great experience.  So proud of you, Kate.  From the shores of NC to the top of Rainier in the same month.  Can’t wait to here all about it!  Mom and Dad

Posted by: Liz Ludewig on 7/21/2013 at 9:04 am

Hooray for Team Milne from Leslie and Molly back at the training camp.  You did it!  We’re proud and excited to hear about the trip.  Congratulations!

Posted by: Leslie on 7/21/2013 at 8:50 am

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