Mt. Rainier: September 1, 2013

Posted by: Tyler Reid, Garrett Stevens | September 01, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 11,200'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guides Tyler Reid and Garrett Stevens made the prudent decision to call 11,200’ the team’s high point after encountering firm, icy conditions.  The team is making its way across the Cowlitz Glacier towards Camp Muir.  Once back at Camp Muir, everyone will refuel, rest, and repack for the descent back to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing the team back in Ashford early this afternoon.

The Cowlitz Glacier looking towards Cathedral Gap with Little Tahoma to the right.  Photo: RMI Collection

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Kathy and Michelle,  Even though the weather didn’t cooperate, I couldn’t be prouder of my two sisters!  Love, Tamra

Posted by: Tamra on 9/3/2013 at 6:27 am

Michelle,
  This looks so spectacular! Enjoy the rest of your time in Seattle, cant wait to hear all about it. Love Trish

Posted by: Trish Moss on 9/2/2013 at 11:42 am

Dear Michelle and Family
You still touched the sky! I am sure that you also held intimate and rare beauty!
Love, Maura

Posted by: Maura on 9/2/2013 at 8:54 am

Michelle & Kathy - Sorry about the conditions. What a great way to honor your parents. See you at Redhook!

Dave

Posted by: Dave on 9/2/2013 at 6:15 am

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