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Mt. Rainier: May 17th Summit!

Posted by: Casey Grom, Andy Hildebrand | May 17, 2014
Categories: *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Casey Grom reached the summit of Mt. Rainier early this morning.  They are in the clouds with snow showers off and on and winds of about 10 mph.  The will keep their visit to the top short and will be descending back Camp Muir.

Congratulations to Today’s Team!

An RMI Team Ascending in the Clouds. RMI Photo Collection
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Mt. Rainier: May 16th Summit!

Posted by: Kel Rossiter, Katie Bono, Andy Hildebrand, JJ Justman | May 16, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Five Day Summit Climb team led by Kel Rossiter reached the Summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  The team will spend some time on the summit this morning before making their way back to Camp Muir.

Congratulations to Today’s Team!

Climbers at Sunrise. RMI Photo Collection
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Mt. Rainier: August 19th Team Summits!

Posted by: Pete Van Deventer, Zeb Blais, Andy Hildebrand | August 19, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Pete Van Deventer braved the winds to reach the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  After a short rest on the summit, the team began their descent shortly before 8 am.  They will return to Camp Muir to refuel before descending to Paradise later today.  We look forward to their arrival in Ashford this afternoon.

Congratulations climbers!

RMI Guide Eric Frank and the Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons continue to spend their days training.  Today the team moves from their camp on the Inter Glacier to Camp Schurman in preparation for their summit attempt.

The Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons at camp on the Inter Glacier  Photo: Eric Frank
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Mt. Rainier: June 21, 2013 SUMMIT!

Posted by: Adam Knoff, Solveig Waterfall, Nick Hunt, Steve Gately, Chase Nelson, Andy Hildebrand | June 21, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb Teams led by RMI Guides Adam Knoff and Solveig Waterfall reached the Summit of Mt. Rainier today.  The teams reported clear weather with a cap on the summit, and the new route via Camp Comfort great to climb.  The teams spent some time on the summit and are now en route to Camp Muir.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

RMI Team climbing at Sunrise - RMI Photo Collection
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Mt.Rainier: Four & Five Day Climbs Summit

Posted by: Andy Hildebrand, Brent Okita, Tyler Jones, Tyler Reid, Mike King, Nick Hunt | May 19, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Brent Okita and the Five Day Summit Climb led by Tyler Reid both reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning just after 7 am PT. Brent reported beautiful weather - bluebird skies without any wind.  The low marine layer of clouds we are experiencing in Ashford tops out around 6,000’ -7,000’.
The teams started their descent around 8:30 en route to Camp Muir.  They will take a break there before continuing their descent to Paradise.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

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