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Mt. Rainier: June 13, 2013 Summit!

Posted by: Jason Thompson, Tyler Reid, Eric Frank | June 13, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guides Jason Thompson and Tyler Reid and their Four Day Summit Climb Teams reached the Summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  The teams reported great climbing conditions, with clear skies, calm winds. They spent some time on the summit and are now en route to Camp Muir.

Eric Frank
and the Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz Team Reached the top of Mt. Rainier at 12:15pm PST today.  The team enjoyed putting their newly acquired skills to the test on the route and have started their descent. This is the first summit via the Kautz route for an RMI team this season!

Congratulations to today’s teams!

An RMI Climbing Team at Ingraham Flats - RMI Photo Colleciton
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Mt.Rainier: Four & Five Day Climbs Summit

Posted by: Andy Hildebrand, Brent Okita, Tyler Jones, Tyler Reid, Mike King, Nick Hunt | May 19, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Brent Okita and the Five Day Summit Climb led by Tyler Reid both reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning just after 7 am PT. Brent reported beautiful weather - bluebird skies without any wind.  The low marine layer of clouds we are experiencing in Ashford tops out around 6,000’ -7,000’.
The teams started their descent around 8:30 en route to Camp Muir.  They will take a break there before continuing their descent to Paradise.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

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Mt. Rainier: May 17th Update

Posted by: Casey Grom, Tyler Reid, Adam Knoff | May 17, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 13,300'

Casey Grom and the Five Day Mt. Rainier Summit Climb called in early this morning.  Due to low visibility the team made the decision to turn at 13,300’. The team is en-route to Camp Muir, and expected back at Basecamp this afternoon.

Tyler Reid and Adam Knoff are heading up to Camp Muir to start their Five and Four Day Summit Climbs respectively.

The Five Day Muir Summit Climb ascending Mt. Rainier. Photo: Casey Grom 5/17/13- The Five Day Muir Summit Climb team on the summit. Photo: Casey Grom Camp Muir in a snow storm. Photo: Win Whittaker

Mt. Rainier: Ski Mountaineering Seminar a Success!

Posted by: Tyler Reid, Sean Collon | February 20, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 10,800

RMI Guides Tyler Reid, Sean Collon and a team of clients spent the last five days learning the art of Ski Mountaineering.  The team explored Mount Rainier’s incredible winter snowpack and accessible but challenging technical terrain. The team spent the days on the mountain learning and practicing a variety of ski specific technical skills. The trip culminated with an ascent to Camp Muir (10,060’) and the team will enjoy an exciting 5,000’ ski descent today.

Camp Muir Above the Clouds - Photo: Sean Collon Ski Mountaineering - Photo Sean Collon

RMI Guides Tyler Reid and Solveig Waterfall Make First Ski Descent of The Pipeline

Posted by: Tyler Reid, Solveig Waterfall | January 29, 2013
Categories: *Guide News

RMI Guides Tyler Reid and Solveig Waterfall make first ski descent of The Pipeline on Mt. Angeles in the Olympic Mountains of Washington.

Follow this link to Tyler’s blog for more exciting photos!

RMI Guide Solveig Waterfall drops in. Photo: Tyler Reid

Mt. Rainier: September 16th Summit!

Posted by: Tyler Reid, Zeb Blais | September 16, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Tyler Reid and the Five Day Summit Climb led by Zeb Blais were on top of Mt. Rainier this morning in blue skies, light winds, and some smoky haze due to wildfires burning around Washington.  Both teams started their descent from the crater rim just after 8 a.m. They will check in with us from Camp Muir before descending to Paradise.

Day 2 of Mountain Fest is here at Rainier Basecamp.  Check out the mountain gear sale, RMI Guide slideshows, and stop by the RMI tent to enter in our raffle to win a free summit climb!

RMI Climbers on approach to Mt. Rainier summit. The nose of Disappointment Cleaver.
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Mt. Rainier: September 7th Summit!

Posted by: Tyler Jones, Tyler Reid | September 07, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: Summit

Our Four Day Summit Climb Teams led by Tyler Jones & Tyler Reid reached the summit of Mt. Rainier today.  Tyler Jones radioed in from Columbia Crest reporting beautiful calm weather and very warm temperatures.  The teams enjoyed some time on the summit and are now en route to Camp Muir.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

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Mt. Rainier: September 2nd Update

Posted by: Jake Beren, Tyler Reid | September 02, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guides Jake Beren and Ty Reid and their summit climb teams tagged the Mt. Rainier summit this morning!  The summit was enveloped by a cloud cap, which created only moderate winds and saturated (not precipitating) air.  Both teams had began their descent from the crater rim at 7:30 a.m.

Congratulations to today’s summit climbers!

Ascending at sunrise on Mt. Rainier. September 2nd, 8:45 am: Mt. Rainier from Paradise.
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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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Mt. Rainier: July 31st Update

Posted by: Mike Haugen, Tyler Reid | July 31, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

Another beautiful day on Mt. Rainier and another summit!  Congratulations to the Four Day Summit Climb!  The team spent some time marveling in the views and great weather before starting their descent at 7:45 a.m. 

RMI Guide Mike Haugen’s Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz checked in from their camp at 13,000’, atop the Wapowty Cleaver.  They are enjoying a perfect day of Crevasse Rescue Training and hanging out in the sunshine.  Mike received the “best weather report”  and they are planning on heading for Columbia Crest early in the morning and hope to meet the RMI Four & Five Day Summit Climb teams on top of Mt. Rainier.

RMI Guide Tyler Reid and the Expeditions Skills Seminar - Emmons are beginning four days on the northside of Mt. Rainier where they will gain valuable mountaineering skills and try for the summit later in the week. They will make their first camp tonight at 7,500’ on the Inter Glacier.

In the North Cascades, RMI Guide Mike Walter and team reached the summit of Forbidden Peak via the West Ridge.  They described a beautiful and warm day.  The team descended to their camp in Boston Basin and will complete the walk out to the trail head tomorrow morning.

Congratulations to all the team’s that reached the summit today!

An RMI team resting in the Mt. Rainier crater. An RMI team descending from the top of Disappointment Cleaver.
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