Entries From Rainier 6-2-13

Mt. Rainier: June 2nd Update

Posted by: Linden Mallory, Walter Hailes | June 02, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 11,200'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Walter Hailes and the Five Day Summit Climb led by Linden Mallory reached Ingraham Flats (11,200’) this morning before making the decision to turn the teams around due to unstable snow conditions.

The teams will descend from Camp Muir and return to Rainier BaseCamp in Ashford this afternoon.

Watching the sunrise from 12,000 ft on Mt. Rainier today.  Photo: Linden Mallory

Mt. Rainier: Expedition Skills Seminar Begins

Posted by: JJ Justman, Pete Van Deventer | June 02, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 1,800'

Our team met this morning for our six day Mt. Rainier program.  It was the first day of orientation for our Expedition Skills Seminar - Muir. We spent the day ensuring we had all the right equipment and could pack efficiently.  In the afternoon we grabbed our harnesses, boots, ice tools and crampons and spent time on the climbing walls at Rainier BaseCamp.
Just because we are not on the mountain doesn’t mean we can’t have fun.

Stay tuned as our team ventures on the mountain starting tomorrow!

RMI Guide JJ Justman

The Expedition Seminar training at Rainier BaseCamp.  Photo: JJ Justman
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Matt hope you are enjoying your climb be safe! love mom

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Posted by: terri mcmahand on 6/4/2013 at 8:04 pm