Mt. Rainier: August 18th Summit!

Posted by: | August 18, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climbs August 15 - 18 led by RMI Guides Paul Edgren and Leon Davis reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning!  The teams reported cool temperatures, light winds and a great day on the mountain.  They were beginning their descent from the crater rim at 7:45 a.m. PT.  The teams will return to Camp Muir and then continue their descent to Paradise this afternoon.

RMI Guide Casey Grom led the Five Day Emmons Glacier Climb to the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  All of the team members reached the summit.  The team will descend to Camp Schurman for their final night on the mountain.

Congratulations to today’s climbers!