Entries from Mount Rainier
July 27, 2016
Posted by: Zeb Blais
The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons Team Reached the Summit of Mt. Rainier via the Emmons route early this morning. RMI Guide Zeb Blais reported that the team had a great climb with absolutely beautiful weather. The team is back at Camp Schumann and will spend the evening finishing up their training. They return to Rainier Basecamp tomorrow afternoon.
Congratulations to the Emmons Team!
July 27, 2016
RMI Guides Katrina Bloemsma and Steve Gately led their teams to the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. The weather report from the top was calm, sunny, and warming up quickly. At 7:15 a.m. they began their descent from the crater rim.
Congratulations to the teams!
July 26, 2016
RMI Guide Nick Hunt and the Five Day Summit Climb reached the highest point in Washington State, the summit of Mt. Rainier, this morning. Nick’s report from the summit said today was a beautiful day with light winds. The team left the summit to begin their descent just after 7:00 a.m. PDT. The will return to Ashford this afternoon.
Way to climb!
July 26, 2016
The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Peter Whittaker reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. Peter reported light winds and clear skies. The team began their descent shortly after 7:00 a.m. PDT. We look forward to greeting the team in Ashford later this afternoon.
Way to go Troy! We are all very proud of you - another great accomplishment!
Posted by: Dean Fulton on 7/26/2016 at 12:49 pm
Woohoo! Congratulations to the group! Looks like the weather cooperated
Posted by: Becky on 7/26/2016 at 9:55 am
July 25, 2016
Posted by: Brent Okita
This morning RMI Guide Brent Okita led his team to the Mt. Rainier summit. With a forecasted freezing level over 15,000’ and sunny skies, the team began their ascent from Camp Muir in the early morning hours. After spending some time on the top, the team began their descent at 6:40 a.m.
Congratulations to Brent and his team!
Congratulations!!! That is awesome. It’s must have been beautiful at the top. Such a thrill!
Posted by: Dana Coletti on 7/25/2016 at 4:48 pm
Congrats! Love you!
Posted by: Ian and Becca on 7/25/2016 at 3:51 pm
July 24, 2016
The Mount Rainier Summit Climb, led by Mike Walter and Solveig Waterfall, successfully summited this morning. The teams were leaving the crater rim at 7:15 a.m., reporting light winds and blue skies.
Awesome job guys! Trevor Hayes, we are proud of you!!
Amanda and JT
Posted by: Amanda Hayes on 7/24/2016 at 5:33 pm
Congratulation to Dale Fogg and the team! You all are pretty amazing!! What an accomplishment
Posted by: Georgette and Gabby on 7/24/2016 at 4:06 pm
July 23, 2016
The Four Day Summit Climb July 20 - 23, 2016 led by RMI Guides Mike King and Kel Rossiter reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning with clear skies and winds around 15 mph. The team began their descent from the crater rim just before 8 am.
We look forward to seeing them at Rainier BaseCamp later this afternoon.
Congratulations to today’s Summit Climb teams!
awesome job brooke! can’t wait to hear about it and see pics!
Posted by: scott on 7/25/2016 at 12:56 pm
Congrats Mike! That should be your 50th summit right?
Thanks again for all you did on the seminar.
Posted by: Matt Voswinkel on 7/24/2016 at 1:11 pm
July 22, 2016
Posted by: Mike Haugen
The Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz, led by Mike Haugen, spent the week training as they built up to their summit push. With an alpine start from their high camp on the Kautz Glacier, the team began their quest. They accomplished their summit goal just after 7:00 a.m. this morning and then began their descent via the Disappointment Cleaver Route. Mike reported moderate winds and snow. The team will make their way back to Ashford later today.
July 22, 2016
The Mt. Rainier Summit Climb teams, led by Seth Waterfall and Ben Liken, reached the summit at 6:45 a.m. With some wind and snow falling, the teams began their descent shortly after tagging the top. As of 7:50 a.m. they had descended to 12,500’ and are moving well back to Camp Muir.
Congratulations to today’s summit climbers!
I threw out my back hours after snow school and had to withdraw from the expedition. So happy for the teams summit!
Posted by: Alex on 7/22/2016 at 8:35 pm
Way to go Christy and Brian! So happy the weather was good. Have a safe trip home :)
Posted by: Krissy on 7/22/2016 at 3:49 pm
July 21, 2016
The Four Day Summit Climb Led by RMI Guides Brent Okita and Zeb Blais reached the summit of Mt. Rainier Early this morning. The team climbed into a cap with 30 mph winds. They spent a brief time on the top before starting their descent.
Congratulations to today’s team!
Way to go, Jim!! Can’t wait to hear all about it!! Love You, Myra, Darby & Aidan
Posted by: Myra, Darby & Aidan on 7/21/2016 at 10:18 am