10-day Mountaineering Course

Guide Peter Moore called from the May 22-31 10-day mountaineering course to check in this morning. The team is camped at 4,600′ below the Easton Glacier, and everyone is doing really well. The team is motivated to learn and practice skills that will enable them to make a summit attempt on Baker, and the on the Kautz route on Mt. Rainier next week. Although the forecast was pretty grim, Peter says the weather is somewhat better than expected with a mix of snow, rain, and some sum breaks at times. The group will come back to Seattle on Monday to shower and rest before heading down to Mt. Rainier early Tuesday morning.

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