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Mt. Rainier: June 28th - UPDATE

Posted by: Tyler Jones, Lindsay Fixmer, Christina von Mertens, Adam Butterfield, Bryan Hendrick | June 28, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 11,200'

The Four Day Summit Climb Teams Led by RMI Guides Tyler Jones and Geoff Schellens reached Ingraham Flats on Mt. Rainier today, but due to poor visibility and bad weather they were forced to turn abort their summit attempt.  The team returned to Camp Muir and have started their descent back to Paradise and will arrive at Ashford BaseCamp this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s team.

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I can’t imagine the disappointment but am glad you are all safe.  Can’t wait to see the pictures and hear the stories.

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Posted by: Mary dearth on 6/28/2014 at 11:39 am

Bummer!  Know it was still a fabulous experience—Lots of love to Kirsten and Aaron (and Madison)

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Posted by: Mary Simpson on 6/28/2014 at 11:19 am


Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climb Team on Summit June 8th

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Alex Barber, Bridget Belliveau, Lindsay Fixmer, Steve Gately, Adam Butterfield | June 08, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb Teams for June 5 - 8, 2014 reached the summit of Mt. Rainier just before 7 am today.  RMI Guide Seth Waterfall checked in from the crater rim.  The teams are enjoying clear skies and cool temperatures during their time on top today.  The teams will return to Camp Muir and then continue their descent to Paradise and return to Rainier Base Camp later today.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

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way to go!! Congrats! Jason Evan&Trey; ! Enjoy the view and weather and meal when u get down off the mountain. see ya soon! frank

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Posted by: frank saunders on 6/9/2014 at 9:54 am

Bernt!  HA!

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Posted by: Claire on 6/9/2014 at 4:49 am