Mt. Rainier: Four & Five Day Summit Climbs Reach Summit

Posted by: Mark Falender, JJ Justman | June 18, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by JJ Justman was approaching Mt. Rainier’s crater rim at 6:50 am along with the Five Day Summit Climb led by Mark Falendar.  JJ reported clear skies above and light wind.  The teams will return to Camp Muir and then continue their descent to Paradise.

The Expedition Skills Seminar – Kautz climbed through the Kautz ice chute this morning.  Their team made good work of the route and they were going to enjoy a short break off Wapowety Cleaver as this will be their high point for the trip.  The team will return to Ashford later today.

We look forward to seeing the teams back at Rainier BaseCamp this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s Four and Five Day Summit Climb teams!

June 18th Team Ascending to Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier. Photo JJ Justman June 18th Team  Ascending to Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier. Photo JJ Justman

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Looks nice sittin on top of the world!  Can’t wait to hear about it.

Posted by: Brian Worthington on 6/19/2014 at 1:57 am

So sorry you were unable to summit, Justin.  Glad you and the team were able to do the ice chute.  Very proud of you and anxious to have you back home, where it’s 90 degrees!  Love , Mom & Dad

Posted by: Mom on 6/18/2014 at 5:33 pm

Your family is VERY proud of you Afshin!!! Your hard work and tenacity to train got you to the top!!! So so proud!!

Love from your wifey, and kids!!

Posted by: Socorro M on 6/18/2014 at 1:17 pm

Jim, I’m so proud of you! Looks like you’re having a great time but I can’t wait for you to get home. Things just aren’t the same here without you. Can’t wait to see you!
Love, Thomas

Posted by: Thomas on 6/18/2014 at 11:31 am

Awesome Jim!!! So excited to hear the details!  Looks fantastic.  Love, Jean

Posted by: Jean Glowacki on 6/18/2014 at 9:50 am

I am so happy for you all! What an adventure it must have been!  Miss and love you John G, Terris.

Posted by: Terris on 6/18/2014 at 7:40 am

Congrats Kyle! Miss you. See you soon.
Love,
Masha

Posted by: Masha Carlson on 6/18/2014 at 7:29 am

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