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Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climbs Unable to Summit

Posted by: Solveig Waterfall, Seth Waterfall | July 20, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 12,700'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guides Seth and Solveig Waterfall were unable to reach the summit today due to route conditions.  The teams reached 12,700’ before deciding to turn back.  They will return to Camp Muir for a short break before continuing down to Paradise.

We look forward to seeing the teams at Rainier BaseCamp this afternoon.


Mt. Rainier: July 14th Summit!

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Billy Nugent | July 14, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four- and Five- Day Mount Rainier Summit Climb teams, led by Seth Waterfall and Billy Nugent, were on the summit to watch the sunrise.  Both teams called in at 7:30 on the descent and they were at the top of Disappointment Cleaver.  They reported no wind, blue skies and a low cloud layer just above Rainier Basecamp in Ashford.  It’s a beautiful day on the mountain and getting hot!

An RMI Mount Rainier team on the summit. Photo: RMI Collection
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Way to go Megan! I am very proud if you! I can’t wait to hear stories!

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Posted by: Anna O'Neill on 7/14/2014 at 5:50 pm

AMAZING!!! Way to go Rob!!! You are amazing! All your girls are so proud of you! Great job team!!! So incredibly cool! Rock on!!!

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Posted by: Kathryn on 7/14/2014 at 2:12 pm


Mt. Rainier: July 7th Update

Posted by: Casey Grom, Seth Waterfall | July 07, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Mount Rainier Four Day and Five Day Summit Climbs, led by Seth Waterfall and Casey Grom, reached the summit this morning with clear skies, warm temperaturess and winds ranging from 5-20 mph.  Both teams began their descent from the crater rim at 7:15 a.m.

Congratulations to today’s climbers!

RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Casey Grom

Sunrise on Mount Rainier. Photo: Seth Waterfall
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Congratulations Wesley McCabe on climing to reach your dreams July 8th, 2014. Proud of you Buddy, Love Dad

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Posted by: Roger McCabe on 7/8/2014 at 9:01 am

Congratulations Wesley McCabe on climing to reach your dreams. Proud of you Buddy, Love Dad

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Posted by: Roger McCabe on 7/8/2014 at 8:59 am


Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climb Team on Top

Posted by: Solveig Waterfall, Seth Waterfall | July 03, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb Teams led by RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Solveig Waterfall reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  Seth reported clear skies above with moderate winds and cool temperature.  There is a cloud deck below at approximately 7,500’.  The teams began their descent from the crater rim at 7 am en route to Camp Muir.  The teams will continue their descent to Paradise and we look forward to seeing them at Rainier BaseCamp later today.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

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Congratulations my family goes tomorrow, Mom from South Carolina

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Posted by: Beverly on 7/4/2014 at 10:43 am

What a feat.  Looking forward to hearing all about it.  Big hug - Banana (haha UJ!)

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Posted by: Ann on 7/3/2014 at 11:55 pm


Mt. Rainier: June 24th SUMMIT!

Posted by: Brent Okita, Mike Uchal, Christina von Mertens, Seth Waterfall, Mike King, Alex Barber, Robby Young | June 24, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

Early this morning the Four Day Summit Climb led by Brent Okita reached the summit of Mt. Rainier.  Brent reported clouds above and winds 20 mph, and some new snow on the mountain.  The team has started their descent and are now en route back to Camp Muir.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons Team led by Seth Waterfall reached the summit via the Emmons route at 11:50am this morning.  The will spend a bit of time on the summit before starting their descent.

Congratulations to Today’s Teams!

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Good job NS fellas! Hope you have some good snaps to show us - looking forward to you coming home :)

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Posted by: Megan on 6/24/2014 at 5:53 pm

Well done Andrew and crew. Suggest you take the elevator on the way back down. I guess you are the next guy to climb the mast.

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Posted by: Herbie on 6/24/2014 at 4:48 pm


Mt. Rainier: June 22nd Update

Posted by: Mark Falender, Bridget Belliveau, Zach Lovell, Seth Waterfall | June 22, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Mt. Rainier Four Day Summit Climb led by Mark Falender reached the summit at 6:00 a.m. this morning.  At 7:15 he radioed from 13,000’ on their descent reporting blue skies, a bit chilly and light winds. Congratulations!

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons led by Seth Waterfall are traveling to the White River Campground beginning their approach to Camp 1.

RMI climbers on the approach to the Mt. Rainier summit. Photo: Seth Waterfall
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Way to go Seth Kaufmann!!! Looking for an update all day. So happy for your accomplishments and happy for the whole team :)

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Posted by: Sue Coburn on 6/22/2014 at 7:18 pm

Yay Russell and Andy!! Your on your way! Good luck to everyone on team
Seth.!!

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Posted by: Lauren on 6/22/2014 at 3:04 pm


Mt. Rainier: June 19th Update

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Walter Hailes, Solveig Waterfall | June 19, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guide Seth Waterfall and the Four Day Summit Climb teams were approaching the crater rim at 7:29 a.m. PT.  They reported very cold and very windy conditions on the Disappointment Cleaver Route.  The teams will be starting their descent soon after reaching the summit.

RMI Guide Solveig Waterfall and the Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons aborted their summit bid at 13,200’ due to high winds and blowing snow. They are descending back to Camp Schurman.

An RMI team on top of Mt. Rainier. Photo: RMI Collection
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So happy the Harriott/Lesch Team summited and relieved they are safe. Hope they are all warm and toasty soon.

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Posted by: Barb Chaney on 6/19/2014 at 9:49 am

It is Lesch, such a major accomplishment & I misspelled it. Too excited for them I guess. Apologies & Congratulations again.

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Posted by: Darlene Fatica on 6/19/2014 at 9:14 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


Mt. Rainier: June 2nd Summit

Posted by: Seth Waterfall | June 02, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Pablo Puruncajas reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  The teams are descending to Camp Muir to rest and refuel before making their way to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing them in Ashford later today.

An RMI team on the upper slopes of Mt. Rainier. Photo: Brent Okita
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I am awestruck!!! You two rock! Stay safe!

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Posted by: Debbie Reese on 6/9/2014 at 5:24 am

Goes?  If so, congrats on reaching the summit. Standing by for photos and stories.

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Posted by: Chris Krivonyak on 6/2/2014 at 8:33 pm


Mt. Rainier: Camp Muir Seminar Summits!

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Adam Knoff, Billy Nugent | May 29, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

Hi there, we are having a great summit day!  We left Camp Muir at 4 am and reached the summit at 9:15.  The weather has been very nice.  We are making our way down the mountain now.  We’ll check in when we get back to Camp Muir.

RMI Guide Seth Waterfall

May 29, 2014 - Camp Muir Seminar on the Mt. Rainier summit! Photo: Seth Waterfall
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Congratulations! Welcome Home!

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Posted by: Gary & MaryJohnson on 5/30/2014 at 12:25 pm

Dear Bob!!

Be Safe & Good Luck!!!!!!

Will Reed

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Posted by: Will Reed on 5/30/2014 at 11:35 am


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