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Mt. Rainier: August 2nd Summit!

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Shaun Sears, Tyler Reid | August 02, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guides Shaun Sears and Billy Nugent led their Four Day Summit Climb July 30 - 2 August, 2012 to the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  The teams reported nice climbing conditions and clear skies with a cloud deck below them at around 8,000’.  They were able to spend some time on the summit before beginning their descent at 8:30 a.m.

We look forward to seeing them at Rainier BaseCamp this afternoon.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons reached the summit of Mt. Rainier today led by RMI Guide Tyler Reid.  The team spent two days training in Ashford and Paradise before driving to the White River Trail head and beginning their climb.  They will descend to their camp and spend one final night on the mountain. 

Congratulations to today’s teams!

Descending from the summit of Mt. Rainier.  Little Tahoma peaking through clouds.  Photo: Peter Whittaker An RMI Team approaching the crater rim of Mt. Rainier.  Photo: Seth Waterfall
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Inspirational, great work for a great cause!

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Posted by: Julie on 8/15/2012 at 3:06 pm

Amazing job guys!  Proud…and a little jealous…

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Posted by: Amy Leah on 8/3/2012 at 11:43 am