Mt. Rainier: July 28th - Summit!

Posted by: | July 28, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climbs led by Peter Whittaker, Ed Viesturs and Leon Davis reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning at 6:30 a.m.  The teams reported a beautiful day up top: sunshine, clear skies and calm winds.  The teams will return to Camp Muir and complete their descent to Paradise later today.

At 9:00 a.m., the Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons led by Pete Van Deventer also made the summit via the Emmons Route.  They began their descent shortly after and will be descending back to Camp Schurman for the evening and returning to Rainier Basecamp tomorrow.

The Four Day Climb of Forbidden Peak in the North Cascades led by Andres Marin reached the summit yesterday and will descending to the trailhead this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s Summit Climb teams!