Rainier PhotosFrom May 24-27, we battled the elements for 4 bruising days on Washington's Mount Rainier(14,410') summiting via the Disappointment Cleaver Route.
Mount Rainier dominates the scene above a neighorhood during our drive from Seattle to Paradise Rainier from Paradise with a cool looking band of clouds wrapped around the mountain "Hang 10" on the morning of Day 2 before moving up to Camp 2 Myself in front of a cloud capped Rainier on the morning of Day 2 quite pleased that the previous day's storm has moved along!
Cathedral Gap and Little Tahoma Peak pop into view across Upper Cowlitz Glacier during a breather in the storm Little Tahoma Peak breaking out of the clouds as sunrise comes to Mount Rainier National Park Jamie Nellis hiking on the Muir Snowfield as Rainier moves in and out of the clouds
Mount Hood greets us on a bluebird morning. Who knew taking this shot from the car would come out so well?
Hood PhotosOn May 29th and 30th, Jamie and I spent two sun-soaked, beautiful Oregon days scouting the Leuthold Couloir before summiting Mount Hood(11,239') via an unnamed chute, a 55 degree hard snow/ice climb.