July 25th 10-Day Course Route Troubles

Hi folks our team is currently at 9,200’ on Mt Rainier. Due to poor route conditions we weren’t able to make a summit attempt today. As an alternative we descended from our high camp at 10,800’ this morning to an a rock outcropping known as The Castle. We reviewed rappelling, lowering, advanced belaying techniques and climbed some fun routes. Tomorrow we’ll be heading back to Seattle. It’s been a great trip!

Cheers,

Victor McNeil

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