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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… read more

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… read more

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