August 17-19 Rainier Climb

The 3-day Rainier climbers called to check in yesterday before their move to high camp. They were doing great and working on snow school after a hearty breakfast. All was well with the group and they were looking forward to their summit attempt early this morning. We will post another update when we hear from them today.

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