Mt. Rainier: August 7th Update

Posted by: Brent Okita, Garrett Stevens, Walter Hailes | August 07, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Mt. Rainier Summit Climb teams, led by Brent Okita and Walter Hailes, reached the summit at 7:00 a.m.  The winds were 20-25 mph and a clear day.  They are currently descending to Camp Muir.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz, led by Garrett Stevens, is currently on the summit reaching the top via the Kautz Glacier Route.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

View of Mt. Adams from high break on Mt. Rainier. Photo: Brent Okita



Congrats Shane!!! I am so proud of you and your
dedication. I can’t wait to hear all about it. Love-
Misty, Nathan, Ayden, and Brinley

Posted by: Misty on 8/8/2014 at 12:49 pm

I want to thank Brent again for all of his assistance and support on the climb.  I couldn’t have done it otherwise.

Posted by: Jerry Thomas on 8/8/2014 at 7:11 am

A hearty congrats to Jim and the team! Fantastic accomplishment!  We can’t wait to see the pictures and hear the stories.

Posted by: Phil and the ERC Group on 8/8/2014 at 6:01 am

Congratulations Shane! We are so proud of you! We miss you and can’t wait to see you! Love, Kristen, Trinity, and Charlie

Posted by: Kristen on 8/7/2014 at 5:55 pm

Eeek! You did it :)  Love ya, Anita
Congrats Uncle Jimmy!  Love, Gina and Lily

Posted by: Anita on 8/7/2014 at 5:20 pm

CONGRATS KIRAN! I know you’re gonna do awesome out there!
Congrats to everyone else as well!

Posted by: Sirisha Karra on 8/7/2014 at 4:04 pm

Best/Dad, we are so proud of you. We love you. Now come home and show us the pictures. Donovan and Bayly

Posted by: wood on 8/7/2014 at 2:27 pm

Congratulations Joe and Tim!  I am so proud of you both and am inspired by your commitment and the action you took to make it become a reality.  Much love and respect to you both!

Posted by: Aubrey Armes on 8/7/2014 at 1:06 pm

NINA !!  Great job

Posted by: Donna on 8/7/2014 at 12:19 pm

What a tremendous adventure and accomplishment. I would loved to have shared the climb with you.

Posted by: Papaw on 8/7/2014 at 12:07 pm

We look you Craig and are so proud of you!! Can’t wait to celebrate

Posted by: sharon wood on 8/7/2014 at 11:18 am

Congrats Jeong, Chris, and Garrett!

Posted by: Nick on 8/7/2014 at 11:17 am

woohoo! congrats!!!! can’t wait to celebrate!

Posted by: Q on 8/7/2014 at 9:46 am

Congratulations to the best fiancĂ© in the world, Brent, and his siblings Eric and Cristy! So proud of you guys! Can’t wait to hear all about your climb :) I love you Brent

Posted by: Maggie on 8/7/2014 at 9:09 am

Congratulations Eric, Cristy & Brent!

I can’t wait to see all the pics and hear about your climb.

Posted by: Patty Watson on 8/7/2014 at 8:53 am

Brian Carlson, you rock!  Can’t wait to hear about yor adventure!  We love you and
can’t wait to see you!  Michelle and Sosie

Congrats to everyone!

Posted by: Michelle Carlson on 8/7/2014 at 8:46 am

Great job Garrett and Jeong!

Posted by: Jake Wander on 8/7/2014 at 8:32 am

Congrats daddy, we are so proud of you! Love Trinity and Charlie

What a awesome accomplishment ! I’m so proud of you, Shane. Can’t wait to see pics.

Posted by: Cindy Elmore on 8/7/2014 at 8:16 am

Brilliant job, everyone.  Can’t wait to see the photos.

Posted by: Evelyn on 8/7/2014 at 8:15 am

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