Entries By ben ammon
August 13, 2022
The Four Day Teams August 10 - 13 led by RMI Guides Steve Gately and Avery Parrinello reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. Clear skies and warm temps were enjoyed by the climbers. Around 7:30 am the teams started their descent from the crater rim. All teams will return to Camp Muir for a quick break before continuing the remaining 4.5 miles and 4,500' to Paradise. They will conclude thier program with a celebration at Rainier BaseCamp later this afternoon.
Congratulations to today's climbers!
Congratulations! Well done!
Posted by: Gavin McCraley on 8/13/2022 at 9:23 am
Way to go! Great achievement on a beautiful day!
Posted by: Chuck Denney on 8/13/2022 at 9:23 am
August 10, 2022
The Four Day Climbs August 7 - 10 led by RMI Guides Casey Grom and Ben Ammon reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. As of 7:30 am the teams were at 13,100' on their descent. They will return to Camp Muir for a short break before continuing down to Paradise.
The program will conclude this afternoon at Rainier BaseCamp.
Congratulations to today's climbers.
Thanks for a fantastic adventure! Guides Casey, Erika and Evan were great!
Posted by: Darrell Jesse on 8/11/2022 at 3:06 pm
Way to go Brian! We are so proud! Love, Mom and Dad
Posted by: Joan Schneider on 8/10/2022 at 8:55 am
August 6, 2022
The Four Day Climb led by RMI Guides Casey Grom and Ben Ammon reached the summit of Mt. Rainier early this morning. It was a cool morning until the sun came up. Ben reported a cloudless sky with very light winds. The team is in route back to Camp Muir and will return to Paradise in the early afternoon.
Congratulations to Andrea and Matthew and the whole team!
Posted by: John and Kate on 8/7/2022 at 2:13 pm
Hope you are having a great adventure Kassandra and Chris!! Can’t wait to hear about it!!
Posted by: Lisa Tapia on 8/7/2022 at 7:20 am
August 9, 2021
Posted by: Ben Ammon
RMI Guide Ben Ammon led a small group of climbers on a quick ascent of Mt. Baker via the Easton Glacier. This strong and quick team reached the summit of Mt. Baker today and made a complete descent. They have now completed their program.
Nice work team!
May 10, 2021
RMI Guides Adam Knoff and Ben Ammon led their Four Day Climb teams to the summit of Mt. Rainier today. The weather is clear and cold and the climb took approximately 6 hours from Camp Muir to the crater rim. After enjoying some time in the crater and getting all the photos, the team will return to Camp Muir to pack up and then continue their descent to Paradise later today. They will end their adventure with a celebration at Rainier BaseCamp.
Congratulations to today's climbing teams!
Great job! Congrats!
Posted by: Ben Olson on 5/20/2021 at 2:43 pm
Congrats team! I’m coming August 20th…..training hard and can’t wait!
Posted by: Erick Mida on 5/16/2021 at 6:48 am
May 5, 2021
The Five Day Climb May 1 - 5 led by RMI Guides Dave Hahn and JM Gorum has returned to Camp Muir after making their summit attempt today. The team reached 12,600' today before being forced to turn around due to route conditions. On Tuesday the group ascended to Camp Muir and spent time yesterday getting in more glacier training and exploring parts of the route before morning their attempt this morning. The group will pack up their gear and decend to Paradise this afternoon.
maybe i have previously been on your list. I know i have been for years. I climbed with you guys in 1969, 1970, and 1972
Also, Please add my two sons, one of which climbed with you in 2016 I believe. also, my daughter-in-law.
Posted by: Bill Bussey on 5/6/2021 at 8:17 am
Posted by: TK Ito on 5/6/2021 at 7:45 am
September 7, 2019
Thank you to our team leads Ben, Nevin and Grayson for getting us safely up and down. And for the stupid jokes, well, thanks for trying.
Posted by: Dawn on 9/8/2019 at 1:37 pm
Jason? You made it? Watched our amazing lightning storm last night and sent you encouraging thoughts! Congrats.
Posted by: Ruth on 9/8/2019 at 6:54 am
September 1, 2019
You are all rockstars!
Posted by: Lois on 9/1/2019 at 11:25 am
Congratulations Jonathan!!!! I am so proud of you!!! <3
Posted by: Joanne on 9/1/2019 at 9:09 am
August 24, 2019
Posted by: Ben Ammon
August 23, 2019
Posted by: Ben Ammon
Friday, August 23, 2019 7:11 PM PTThe rains came shortly after we finished our breakfast this morning, and refused to let up until 3 o'clock this afternoon. We spent the majority of the day passing the time in our tents before finally getting out for a little training this evening. The views cleared in time for us to enjoy them while eating dinner, and we're all ready to head for the summit tomorrow! RMI Guide Ben Ammon & Team