Mt. Rainier: Expeditions Skills Seminar - Moves into Camp Muir

Posted by: Adam Knoff | August 01, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 10,080'

Today team Expedition Skills Seminar - Paradise was relieved to crawl out of our tents to clear skies and warm temps.  Last night, directly after arriving in camp after crevasse rescue training we were graced with a purifying rain burst but then rudely interrupted by a brief but intense lightning and thunder storm.  It cleared in time for dinner and a peaceful sleep. 

After packing up camp this morning, a stimulating walk through a large crevasse field and icy section brought us to Camp Muir at 10,060 feet.  Here we will rest and prepare for our summit climb tonight.  Folks are happy to be moved into the bunk house here and even happier to hand off some group gear to a guide heading down hill.  Yea for lighter packs! 

Wish us luck tonight on our climb. 

RMI Guide Adam Knoff

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Paradise Team navigates a crevasse field to reach Camp Muir (10,060 ft) on Mt. Rainier.  Photo: Adam Knoff An Expedition Seminar team member makes his new home in the bunkhouse at Camp Muir.  Photo: Adam Knoff

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GO Dusty,  Rock-N-Roll brother. Many Blessings.

Posted by: Greg Smith on 8/2/2013 at 6:38 am

Good luck! Hope your climb goes well! Love you!

Posted by: Emma on 8/2/2013 at 5:15 am

i love you daddy
i miss you daddy
hey daddy la spor…..........tiva

good luck climbing

sup love sarah

Posted by: Sarah on 8/2/2013 at 5:13 am

Your excitement is bursting out of that picture.  I can’t wait to hear about the entire climb—you are probably near the peak as I write this!  I’m so proud of you and your dedication to realizing your dreams! 2

Posted by: Kim on 8/2/2013 at 5:09 am

Well done, Dad!  You look so happy and pumped for the summit bid!  We wish you the best of luck!  You’ll do awesome, just one step at a time and you’ll be on the top!  Cards won against the Pirates tonight, 13-0…GO CARDS!  We love you!

Posted by: Kyle Smith on 8/1/2013 at 6:39 pm

Great picture of Lew (except for the Cardinal hat).  Lew you look good - big smile.  Good luck on the climb to the top!!

Posted by: Kenny on 8/1/2013 at 5:02 pm

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