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Mt. Rainier: September 8th Teams Thwarted by Winds

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Billy Nugent and RMI Guide Elias de Andres Martos reached 12,900’ before high winds forced them to turn around.  The teams were at Ingraham Flats around 7 am this morning en route to Camp Muir.  From there, they will refuel and prepare to descend back to Paradise.  We look forward to seeing them back in Ashford this afternoon.

Way to climb teams!

Quinn & I are back in Atlanta and missing everybody! I am homesick for that beautiful mountain, even if she did kick us off. Would love to stay in touch with all of you, and maybe we can schedule another summit attempt! Also, I failed with camera duty and would love any pictures y’all may have to share. Email me at liz.wiedemann@gmail.com.

Thanks to our wonderful RMI guides for a challenging and unforgettable experience.

Liz

Posted by: Liz Wiedemann on 9/9/2013 at 9:40 pm

Hey Billy and Elias,

You guys really did a great job and pulled off a very memorable climb.  I definitely will not forget the sight of that ladder bridge blowing in the wind at 12,900 ever!  Look forward to catching up with you guys again, good luck on your upcoming climbs!

All the Best,

Dave

Posted by: Dave Flahive on 9/9/2013 at 9:01 pm


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