Entries From Rainier 9-24-2012

Mt. Rainier: September 24th Summit!

Posted by: Leon Davis, Seth Waterfall | September 24, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb September 21 - 24 is our last Summit climb of the 2012 season.  This morning they reached the crater rim of Mt. Rainier just before 8:30 a.m.  RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Leon Davis reported clear skies above 13,000’ with light winds.  The teams will spend a bit of time on top before starting their descent to Camp Muir.  After a short break to re-pack their gear and re-fuel, they will continue down to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing the teams this afternoon at Rainier BaseCamp.

Congratulation to today’s teams!

Looking back across the crater at the waiting packs.  Photo: Seth Waterfall.
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Belated Happy Birthday wishes!  What a great adventure!  We are so excited for you!  Can’t wait to hear the stories. 
Love Robin & Tim

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Posted by: Robin on 9/25/2012 at 2:01 pm

Steve: Top notch! Congratulations.

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Posted by: Charlie A. on 9/25/2012 at 8:13 am