Mt. Rainier: July 10th Summit!

Posted by: Jake Beren, Zeb Blais, Walter Hailes | July 10, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The RMI Four Day Summit Climbs led by RMI Guides Jake Beren and Zeb Blais reached the top of Mt. Rainier early this morning.  At 7:15 the teams were descending Disappointment Cleaver en route back to Camp Muir.  The teams are doing well and enjoying the blue skies and calm weather.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons led by RMI Guide Walter Hailes reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning via the Emmons Glacier route.  The team has descended to Camp Schurman where they will spend the night before returning to Ashford tomorrow.

Congratulations to Today’s Teams!

A RMI Team practicing rope travel on Mt. Rainier.  Photo: Win Whittaker Snow School on Mt. Rainier in July. Photo: Win Whittaker Learning basic mountaineering techniques on Mt. Rainier in July. Photo: Win Whittaker The view of Mt. Rainier and the Emmons Glacier from Sunrise. Photo: Mt. Rainier Web Cam

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Way to go Jason (and team).  You set a goal, worked hard, and stood at the summit.  Thanks for letting us be a part of the experience!

Posted by: Kathy and Denny Meyers on 7/13/2014 at 2:47 pm

Way to go KH. You’re not so old after all!  How about Denali at 59?

Posted by: Beth Parmley on 7/11/2014 at 7:11 pm

Congratulations Jesse and Craig, great job!

Posted by: Paul G. Thummel on 7/11/2014 at 8:00 am

Jason, you made it!!!  I am so happy for you.  Another item off your bucket list!

Posted by: Sue Rentschler on 7/11/2014 at 6:22 am

Congratulations Venkat/daddy!!!
We are SO proud of you!!!

Posted by: Pooja on 7/11/2014 at 3:48 am

38 yrs ago- 2 weeks shy of the day, I can remember… the stars at night while at Muir, the sunrise off the slope, going over the cleaver, and the top. The past few days - you covered my footprints and I can remember what you felt. Thanks for taking me back Jason.

Posted by: Tom Herr on 7/10/2014 at 1:48 pm

Way to go and congrats Kevin!

Posted by: Ray on 7/10/2014 at 1:30 pm

Congrats OD and team!!!  Nice work!

Posted by: Jackie Anthony on 7/10/2014 at 12:42 pm

Yay Kevin/Daddy!!

Posted by: Anna on 7/10/2014 at 12:35 pm

Great work MSFT crew!

Posted by: Jeff on 7/10/2014 at 12:29 pm

ALEEEEEE!!!!!!! WOOOOO!!!!!!!

Posted by: Kate on 7/10/2014 at 11:12 am

YES! ALEJANDRO CHOUZA!! CONGRATULATIONS WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOUUU

Posted by: fernanda on 7/10/2014 at 11:08 am

Congratulations Ro!! So proud of you! :-)

Posted by: Devika on 7/10/2014 at 10:44 am

Yeah Tyson!  You did it!  I am so proud of you!!!!!

Posted by: Debbie Lindberg on 7/10/2014 at 10:07 am

Congratulations JASON! NEVER A DOUBT!!!

Posted by: Dad on 7/10/2014 at 9:19 am

Go Jason and team!

Posted by: Sue Rentschler on 7/10/2014 at 9:08 am

Yay Jason….Woohoo! Congrats baby, I knew you could do it!

Posted by: Amy Gehl on 7/10/2014 at 8:28 am

Congrats Jason (and team).  We think you’re amazing!!!

Posted by: Jen and Brent Potter on 7/10/2014 at 7:58 am

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