Mt. Rainier: Update August 22nd

Posted by: | August 22, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb August 19 - 22 led by RMI Guide Brent Okita reached the summit of Mt. Rainier today!  Brent reported strong winds and a change in the weather as the team made their ascent today.  They spent a little time on top before beginning their descent around 7:30 a.m. PT.  The team will return to Camp Muir and then continue their descent to Paradise this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s climbers!

RMI Guide Seth Waterfall and the ESS - Emmons team enjoys a beautiful day on Mt. Rainier on August 21.  Photo: Seth Waterfall