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Mt. Rainier: Teams on the Summit August 13!

Posted by: Casey Grom, Garrett Stevens | August 13, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Expedition Skills Seminar – Emmons led by RMI Guide Garrett Stevens called from Columbia Crest at 6:56 am, the team arrived at the summit around 6:30 am PT.  Garret reported clear skies with a marine layer below at 5,000’, moderate winds and cold temperatures on the Emmons route. The team will return to their high camp for a final night on the mountain.

RMI Guide Casey Grom
& the Four Day Summit Climb approached the crater rim of Mt. Rainier shortly before 7 am.  Casey reported 100% of the team members would be reaching the summit.  He also reported winds from the west and good route conditions.

Congratulations to today summit climbers!

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