Entries from North Cascades
June 9, 2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 1:42pm PT
RMI Guide Mike Walter checked in via SAT Phone from camp on the Easton Glacier of Mt. Baker. The team reached the summit this morning and enjoyed an almost 4,000’ ski descent off the top of Mt. Baker. The team plans to spend a little time in camp recovering before they pack up and head to the trail head where they will return to town for a successful post-climb dinner!
May 12, 2019
RMI Guide Solveig Waterfall checked in this morning to let us know the entire Mt. Baker Summit & Ski team reached the summit around 9 am today. All is well and they will descend to camp. Once back at camp they will pack up and continue down to the trail head.
Congratulations to today’s climbers!
RMI Guide JM Gorum and the May 3 - 5, 2019 Mt. Baker Summit and Ski Descent checked in from camp this afternoon. The team enjoyed a beautiful day on the mountain with 100% of the team reaching the summit. They enjoyed the views from the summit before pointing their skis downhill and enjoyed some awesome skiing. They reached camp in under an hour. The group will pack up camp and continue to the trail head later this afternoon.
Congratulations to the Mt. Baker team!
September 9, 2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 1:20 PM PT
RMI Guide Bryan Mazaika called from the summit of Mt. Baker this afternoon. The team attempted the climb a day early to take advantage of a forecasted lull in the rainy weather. The decision proved wise as the team was able to summit 100% in dry weather! They will make their way downhill to camp where they will pack up and exit the program a day early to beat the coming rain and snow.
Bryan Mazaika checking from Mt. Bakers Coleman Deming Route. September 9, 2018.
September 8, 2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:07 AM PT
RMI Assistant Guide Avery Parrinello checked in this morning from the base of the chimney’s on the Fisher Chimney Route of Mt. Shuksan. He reported that the team decided to abandon the summit attempt there because of poor and deteriorating weather conditions that included heavy rain. The team will return to camp and dry off the best they can for the hike out tomorrow morning.
Sorry to hear about the poor weather! I imagine you all had fun
Posted by: Jaime on 9/9/2018 at 7:00 am
Regardless of summit or not, I had tons on fun! Thank you RMI!
Posted by: Rahim Charania on 9/8/2018 at 8:15 pm
September 6, 2018
7:58 AM PT
Hi this is Bryan calling from the Mt. Baker Coleman-Demming climb. We went up and over the Roman Wall and the team is celebrating on the summit as we speak. We have beautiful conditions, calm winds, sunny and reasonably clear. We have great views of the North Cascades, Glacier Peak and Mt. Rainier from a distance. We are enjoying our break up here and we will spend a little bit more time. We have a solid effort to get back to our camp at Hog’s Back. Everyone is doing great. When we get back to camp we will pack up and eventually we will head out back to Glacier. We will wrap of the trip with a celebration with pizza and beer. IT’s been a solid effort by the team, we are super proud of everyone. Thanks for following.
My daughter, Tara Frantz, said to follow the 9/6 4 day Summitt link & im not sure if this is it…but just wondering how she is doing ? I’m SO PROUD of her & what she’s doing. I can’t ever imagine how hard it is & yet how Beautiful it will be. Let her know I’m thinking of her. May you all b kept safe & be Blessed of the natural Beauty that surrounds you !!
Posted by: Catherine Frantz on 9/8/2018 at 8:01 pm
September 5, 2018
Posted by: Andy Bond
RMI Guide Andy Bond and his Shuksan Seminar team all reached the summit! Andy reported great weather with a little smoke south of them. The team arrived back to camp in the afternoon. They will be training tomorrow and ending their seminar on Friday.
September 3, 2018
Posted by: Mike Walter
Congratulations Mike and Team!
August 28, 2018
Posted by: Elias de Andres Martos
What a day!
From the full moon that illuminated our wake up, to the radiant sun that shone all day, we had an incredible climb up the Fisher Chimneys Route, to the Curtis Glacier, to the summit pyramid. Few attempt the entire route from Lake Ann, but determined climbers seemed to push this guide up the mountain, and the long feat, was executed with ease. We’re now crawling into our sleeping bags, after our camp dinner that tasted heavenly, since all we had all day was chocolates and bars…
The smoke from fires seems to be fading, and the ambiance from camp is rather idyllic.
We’ll hike out tomorrow with hopes of enjoying a hearty brunch in town.
Good evening from Lake Ann!
August 28, 2018
Posted by: JM Gorum
Summit! RMI Guide JM Gorum with 100% of his team are standing on top of Mt. Shuksan. The views are beautiful and the weather was great. No wind and blue skies for this crew. They will begin their descent shortly to camp and check in with us later today.
Congrats Team! Excited to see you at the top Pryce! Yay!
Posted by: Joy Hadley on 8/29/2018 at 7:07 pm