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Mt. Rainier: July 2nd Summit

Posted by: Brent Okita | July 02, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb June 29 - 2 July led by RMI Guides Brent Okita, Gabriel Barral and Erik Nelson reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning shortly after 7 am (PT).  The team reported cold temperatures, winds and a high overcast sky.

The climbers spent 30 minutes on top before beginning their descent toward Camp Muir.  The team will re-pack and re-fuel before at Camp Muir before continuing their descent to Paradise and on to Rainier Base Camp. 

Congratulations to today’s Summit Climb team!

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Congratulations Jason, What an accomplishment! Have a safe journey home! All of us are looking forward to your stories on Thursday!

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Posted by: Diane Young on 7/3/2012 at 8:50 am

Way to go Wendell and Jason! You definately earned your wellness points today. Congratulations from all of the Elmhurst employees!

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Posted by: Diane Young on 7/3/2012 at 7:25 am