Tag: Mountaineering School
After some snow school instruction following breakfast, we chugged our way up the Inter Glacier to Camp Schurman this afternoon. Wasn’t too hot which was perfect. Camp is now pitched and dinner on the boil. Planning on getting an early turn -in for a summit attempt tomorrow morning. The sky is thick with smoke from […]
Hi folks this is Victor McNeil checking in with the 10 Day Course. We just spent the past 6 days on Mt Baker, covering crevasse Rescue, ice climbing, glacier travel, knots and a whole lot more. Yesterday the entire team summitted Mt Baker! We are heading back to Seattle and look forward to climbing Mt […]
Yo peeps- Checking in one last time to wrap things up. We had a solid couple of days around Wa Pass & Mazama. Day 6, we went to a crag and worked on a lot of skills including lead belaying, multi-pitch climbing, top belays, 3:1 hauls in vertical terrain, and lowering with a belay device […]
Helloooo internet world, We had a stellar time up in Boston Basin and made it down safely. Day 4 we had two teams climbing the mega classic West Ridge of Forbidden and one team on Sharkfin Tower. Yesterday, day 5, we even got some ice climbing in on the Quien Sabe Glacier. After that, we […]
Yo! Found some LTE here on the way back to camp and figured I’d get a quick update out! We hiked up to Boston Basin yesterday, setup camp, and worked on a few rope skills – roping up for glacier travel in 2-4 person teams, and mechanical advantage haul systems from 1:1 to 6:1. Then […]
AAI Lead Guide Kieran Sullivan just checked in from high camp on the Kautz. 100% of the remaining students on the course summitted Rainier via the Kautz early this morning. It was a great climb with fantastic weather. Nice!
AAI Lead Guide Kristie Kayl checked in from their camp on the South Side of Mount Baker after a successful summit climb. 100% of students on the course made it to the summit!