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!



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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