Update from the June 20-27 Rainier 8-day mountaineering course

The team was unable to make a summit attempt due to unstable snow conditions on the upper mountain. The group still “went for a walk” up the Corridor to see what the route looked like and to test the snow. The weather continued to be blustery and snowy throughout the final two days, when the group descended back to White River trailhead and then back to Seattle. Despite the lack of a summit, the climbers were able to learn and practice important mountaineering skills for safe mountain adventures in the future.

 Lead guide Eitan Green utilizes all available resources for mountain travel on Rainier:


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