Tag: Mount Rainier
On the morning of 5/20/18 our entire team summited Mount Rainier via the Ingraham Direct. The weather was a little windy for our climb but generally pretty nice. Everyone is off the mountain safe and sound and enjoying a celebratory dinner.
Gary here from 10,080′ at Camp Muir. I finished up the 5.18 Muir and am staying up for the next climb. Here’s a shot of the new crew plugging up the snowfield, minutes away from water, snacks, rest, and burritos!
AAI Lead Guide Lee Lazzara just checked in from about 9,000’ on the Muir Snowfield. The team is moving well and they are on the homestretch to Camp Muir. As you can see, it’s a beautiful day up there. A real stunner!
AAI Lead Guide Lee Lazzara just checked in from Camp Muir after a successful summit bid early this morning. Everyone is doing well. Congratulations team!
AAI Lead Guide Lee Lazzara just checked in from high camp at Ingraham Flats (11,100’). It’s another beautiful day and everyone is doing well!
AAI Lead Guide Lee Lazzara just checked in from 8,300’ on the way up to Camp Muir. In the photo below, Matt Wiech is giving a lesson on breathing at altitude. Everyone is doing well despite the crummy views. 🙂
Another bluebird day on #mtrainier with #alpineascents Guide Gary Newmeyer teaches essential self arrest skills to our climbers in preparation for tomorrow’s #summitbid Wish us luck for good climbing conditions tonight/tomorrow! Dennis Haskell Lead Guide Alpine Ascents International
Hi all, the team is enjoying some beautiful clear views on our hike up to #campmuir today. It’s days like this that keep me coming back to #mtrainier year after year. #mountaineering #guidelife @alpineascents Dennis Haskell Lead Guide Alpine Ascents International
Hello friends and family The whole team has all made it to high camp, and we are currently enjoying the nice views, and delicious hamburgers for dinner. The mountain has a new coat of snow and the route weaves its way directly up the spectacular Ingraham glacier. We are going to make an attempt on […]
Jonathon Spitzer just checked in after their successful summit bid! Five climbers made it to the true summit and another made it to the crater rim. Congratulations team! As you can see below, it was a downright gorgeous day on Rainier. The team is now about 45 minutes from Camp Muir and moving well. Weather […]