July 31- Aug. 2 Rainier climb Summits!

Another successful climb on Rainier! The clouds may have obscured the view, but not the ability to reach the summit. The mountain is seeing much cooler temps the past few days which is helping out with snow conditions for the climb. The cold actually made the battery on the iPhone die quickly, so the guides were unable to send an update from the mountain. But the team is all back down, safe and sound and in Seattle, just in time for the SeaFair festivities this weekend!

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