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Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climbs & Emmons Seminar Climbers on Summit!

Posted by: Eric Frank, Solveig Waterfall, Kel Rossiter | July 02, 2015
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb teams led by RMI Guides Eric Frank and Solveig Waterfall reached the summit of Mt. Rainier early this morning.  The teams enjoyed clear blue skies and warm temperatures.  RMI Guide Kel Rossiter led the Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons to the summit via the Emmons Glacier route.

Congratulations to today’s climbers!

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Congratulations to 313 AS Climbing! Great job Rob and team!  The team raised over $10,000 for the Seattle Childrens Hospital Uncompensated Fund!

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Posted by: Rex Luzader on 7/3/2015 at 1:44 pm


Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climb Teams Reach the Summit!

Posted by: Elias de Andres Martos, Kel Rossiter | June 25, 2015
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb teams led by RMI Guides Elías de Andrés Martos and Kel Rossiter reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  As of 7 am both teams were at approximately 13,400’ on their descent.  Elias reported clear skies and sunshine with a slight breeze and a very pleasant day.  The groups will return to Camp Muir for a short break before continuing their descent to Paradise.

Congratulations to today’s Summit Climb Teams!

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Wohooo Sydney you did it!!  You amaze me everyday!  See you at the bottom.
Love,
Mom

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Posted by: Cathy on 6/26/2015 at 6:56 am

Wow!  So impressed, so relieved, so proud of you, Chris, my amazing daughter in law!  You keep on meeting challenges with determination, grace and grit.  Congrats to you and Jasmine… read more

Posted by: Carol Waring on 6/25/2015 at 4:34 pm


Mt. Rainier: Four Day Summit Climbs on the Summit!

Posted by: Casey Grom, Kel Rossiter | June 21, 2015
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

Our Four Day Summit Climb teams led by RMI Guides Casey Grom and Kel Rossiter reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning just before 7 am PT.  Casey reported a little breeze and a cloud cap but overall good conditions.  The teams spent an hour in the summit crater and began their descent just after 9 am.  The teams will return to Camp Muir and then continue down to Paradise.

Congratulations to today’s Summit Climbers and Happy Father’s Day!

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DR. GSD!!!

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Posted by: Brian Andersen on 6/21/2015 at 5:19 pm

Wow Lauren!  You did it again!  Can’t wait to hear about your adventure!

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Posted by: Grace on 6/21/2015 at 9:52 am


Mt. Rainier: May 24th Teams Summit

Posted by: Elias de Andres Martos, Kel Rossiter | May 24, 2015
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Elías de Andrés Martos and the Five Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guide Kel Rossiter reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. On the summit the team enjoyed clear, blue skies. The teams have left the summit and are making their way back to Camp Muir. We will see them back in Ashford this afternoon.

Congratulations to today’s teams!

The Mt. Rainier summit crater. Photo: Linden Mallory
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If this is indeed the climb my Johnson boys are on, hooray. Glad it was clear for whomever it was.

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Posted by: Barb Garner on 5/24/2015 at 10:19 am

Excellent!!  Clear skies and great memories

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Posted by: Diane O'Connor on 5/24/2015 at 9:06 am


Mt. Rainier: May 18th Teams Summit!

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Kel Rossiter | May 18, 2015
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

RMI Guides Seth Waterfall and Kel Rossiter and the Four Day Summit Climb teams stood on the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning. The teams have been in and out of clouds this morning with a trace of new snow falling and calm winds. After spending some time on the summit, the teams are making their way back to Camp Muir before beginning their descent to Paradise.

Congratulations climbers!

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Congratulations.  Look forward to my summit attempt sometime in 2017 or late 2016.

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Posted by: Kevin Stone on 5/20/2015 at 7:34 am

Congrats Liz!!!!!

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Posted by: Sara on 5/18/2015 at 7:37 pm


Mt. Rainier: June 27th - UPDATE

Posted by: Win Whittaker, Mike Uchal, Alex Barber, Kel Rossiter, Leah Fisher, Billy Haas | June 27, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 11,200'

The Four Day Summit Climb Team led by Win Whittaker and Kel Rossiter climbed to Ingraham Flats this morning (11,200’), but due to snow, high winds, and poor visibility they were unable to reach the summit of Mt. Rainier.  The entire team is safely back at Camp Muir and will be starting their descent back to RMI BaseCamp shortly.

Congratulations to today’s Team!

RMI's Four Day Summit Climb Team en route to Camp Muir June 26, 2014
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John and Beth - you two are rock stars in my book!  Congratulations on giving it your best shot!!!

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Posted by: Jlo on 6/27/2014 at 10:51 am

Chris/Brooke, still a kick butt accomplishment!!!  Can’t wait to see the pictures!

Love, Leonard

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Posted by: Leonard on 6/27/2014 at 9:52 am


Mt. Rainier: June 21st Update

Posted by: Kel Rossiter, Zeb Blais | June 21, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

At 7:20 a.m. PT the Mount Rainier Four Day Summit Climbs led by Kel Rossiter and Zeb Blais were just about to crest the crater rim. They reported 10 mph winds from the north and perfectly blue skies. 

Congratulations to today’s summit climb teams!

RMI Guide Kel Rossiter cresting the Mt. Rainier crater rim. Photo: RMI Collection
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Just want to acknowledge the great experience we had with our RMI guides. Zeb, Christina and Nick were absolute aces guiding us to the top. They were spot on from… read more

Posted by: Tom on 7/1/2014 at 4:08 pm

Yay, Daddy!  Did you have fun?
Love, Lilia and Nina

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Posted by: Nina and Lilia on 6/21/2014 at 9:25 am


Mt. Rainier: June 1st Summit Climb Update

Posted by: Kel Rossiter, Mark Falender | June 01, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by Kel Rossiter and the Five Day Summit Climb led by Mark Falender reached the summit of Mt. Rainier this morning.  Kel reported calm and sunny conditions, a beautiful day on top.  They are descending back to Camp Muir and we look forward to welcoming them back in Ashford later this afternoon.

RMI Guide Kel Rossiter cresting the Mt. Rainier crater rim. Photo: RMI Collection
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Wonderful that the weather has cleared for the top-out.  We received a note early yesterday from Alysse that all was well—that was important!  Thanks and we will see and talk… read more

Posted by: Bill Rossiter on 6/1/2014 at 1:48 pm


Mt. Rainier: May 19th Summit!

Posted by: Tyler Jones, Kel Rossiter, Ben Liken, Sean Collon | May 19, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount Rainier
Elevation: 14,410'

The Four Day Summit Climb led by RMI Guides Tyler Jones and Kel Rossiter stood on top of Mt. Rainier this morning!  The teams enjoyed calm and warm conditions while on the summit and are making their way back to Camp Muir.  We will see them back in Ashford later today.

Congratulations!

RMI Climbers ascending the upper mountain. Photo: JJ Justman

Mt. Rainier: May 16th Summit!

Posted by: Kel Rossiter, 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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We are cheering from Portland for Mike and the whole gang!
Randa, Leslee, Marianne, Lorena, Tammy, Florence, Kelsey, Sara, Lisa, Jennifer and Cindy

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Posted by: Randa on 5/16/2014 at 9:34 am


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