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Mount Rainier: 7/28 Climb Summits!

Brent Langlinais reporting from Ingraham flats, Muir route, Mount Rainier. Success! Our team departed high camp at 11pm under clear skies. We climbed by moonlight for 5 1/2 hours to reach the crater rim and stood on the tippy top for sunrise. We are now back at high camp and just wanted to check in we pack up and hike to the trailhead this afternoon. Thanks for following our climb. 
~Brent

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