North Cascades - Mt. Shuksan Ready for Summit Bid in the Morning

Posted by: | August 16, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *North Cascades
Elevation: 6,000'

The team did well practicing mountaineering skills today in preparation for our Mt. Shuksan summit bid in the morning.  The weather was perfect and we had a great time out on the glacier today.  We’ll check in from the summit tomorrow.

RMI Guide Mike Walter

Summit pyramid with Sulphide Glacier in the foreground. Photo by Mike Walter Our team in front of the summit pyramid. Photo by Mike Walter The team practices ice axe arrest with picket range and Triumph in the background. Photo by Mike Walter