Entries From Rainier 9-8-13

Mt. Rainier: September 8th Teams Thwarted by Winds

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Elias de Andres Martos | September 08, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 12,700'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Billy Nugent and RMI Guide Elias de Andres Martos reached 12,900’ before high winds forced them to turn around.  The teams were at Ingraham Flats around 7 am this morning en route to Camp Muir.  From there, they will refuel and prepare to descend back to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing them back in Ashford this afternoon.

Way to climb teams!

Little Tahoma as seen from Muir Ridge.  Photo: RMI Collection
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Quinn & I are back in Atlanta and missing everybody! I am homesick for that beautiful mountain, even if she did kick us off. Would love to stay in touch… read more

Posted by: Liz Wiedemann on 9/9/2013 at 8:40 pm

Hey Billy and Elias,

You guys really did a great job and pulled off a very memorable climb.  I definitely will not forget the sight of that ladder bridge… read more

Posted by: Dave Flahive on 9/9/2013 at 8:01 pm