Entries From Rainier 7-3-13

Mt. Rainier: July 3, 2013 SUMMIT!

Posted by: Andres Marin, Win Whittaker, Solveig Waterfall | July 03, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Five Day Summit Climb Team led by RMI Guide Andres Marin reached the summit of Mt. Rainier early this morning. The Four Day Summit Climb Team led by RMI Guide Win Whittaker had a great climb but were unable to reach the summit.  The teams reported clear skies, some light winds, and pleasant temperatures.The teams are on their way to Camp Muir and will be back at Rainier Basecamp to celebrate this afternoon.

After a successful summit yesterday and a week of training the Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons will be returning to Rainier Basecamp this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

Summit on the Emmons - Photo Solveig Waterfall