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BCJDC-Emmons variation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2007


Climbed the rerouted variation below the cleaver and up the Emmons. Added a good amount of distance and elevation gain/loss.
Posted Oct 4, 2008 3:07 pm

tombcroninLate Season  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2008


A long slog with a heavy pack...
Posted Sep 24, 2008 3:10 pm

bgratiasAwesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008
Awesome Climb. Super windy, but clear.
Posted Aug 13, 2008 7:53 pm

Fins129DC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2008


Awesome climb. Summited at sunrise.
Posted Jul 1, 2008 12:14 am

JakesterDC Route
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2008


Made it past Disappointment Cleaver but a late start, no rest, and an exhausting crevasse rescue seminar the day before all conspired to turn us around at ~12,600. Will be back this summer to try again.
Posted Jun 25, 2008 3:25 pm

shanahan96success on disappointment  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2008


survived a trying 4-day mini expedition on rainier. horrible weather gave us just enough of a breather to allow a summit attempt. we made the most of it and are extremely pleased with the results!

Posted Jun 1, 2008 10:29 pm

bluefunkBig Crevasses  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2005


Nice trail with some big holes in the ground,
Posted Dec 20, 2007 1:17 pm

lcarreauMy birth county's highpoint!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1984


Randy Sackett was the guide out of RMI. The snowpack
and weather conditions were awesome in August 1984.
There was a section above the cleaver where we were
unroped at the guide's decision. Two climbers had to
remain behind at Disappointment Cleaver. The lights
of Yakima were seen shining in the east. Great climb!
Posted Dec 10, 2007 10:37 pm

JonWRunway  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007


Great route (except for going through the cleaver), great views, great peace at mind. Just follow the lights of all the RMI and IMG teams.
Posted Oct 31, 2007 2:06 pm

InsertHereWill be back
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1999


1st attempt, didn't make it past the cleaver. That was a long time ago, will be back for sure.
Posted Sep 10, 2007 5:40 pm

jvarholakDC route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2006


beautiful mountain...perfect weather...crowded route (but what did I expect....still loved it
Posted Sep 4, 2007 5:32 pm

ClodhopperModified route.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2007


Couldn't climb onto the cleaver, too late in the season. We climbed down around the nose of the cleaver and up the Emmons Glacier. Very windy, but clear skies.
Posted Sep 3, 2007 8:40 pm

seth@LOKIGreat "warm up" for damn cold  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 1998


Though my 1983 overstuffed 15 degree Marmot Pocket Gopher (that I still use!) worked well with a bit of help from a reflecto warmer. We had light loads on ready for Liberty Ridge...maybe nest time Dirky.
Posted Jul 30, 2007 1:18 am

Brad MarshallDC Route
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2007

Brad Marshall

Sue and I attempted the DC route during a week of truely shitty weather. After giving up on any sort of attempt we skipped dinner on our last night and decided to wait to eat a good meal the following day after descending from Muir. That night the weather cleared and we left at 1:00 AM with little energy, improper hydration and lack of will. We ascended to 14K before exhaustion and a spasm in Sue's back before turning around. No problem about not summiting as I was more concerned about a safe traverse back before the Cleaver of our two-person rope team but made it back safe and sound. Better a responsible climber than a liability to others in our book.
Posted Jul 23, 2007 7:48 pm

Jim Carr2nd Attempt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 1998
Weather drove us down the first time, but rolled right up on the second try.
Posted Jun 15, 2007 4:06 pm

1mverticaldid not disappoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2006


Great weather, great day. Had the summit to ourselves, and only saw a couple of RMI teams. Looking to Tahoma Glacier the next time.
Posted May 7, 2007 1:47 pm

HotfeetAwesome!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2006


Absolutely fantastic! I had the time of my life!!!
Posted Mar 26, 2007 3:24 am

lukicFirst summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2003


After a couple of trips to the top of the cleaver with friends who couldn't make it, this time we did.
Posted Feb 20, 2007 10:58 pm

WallylongridgeDC route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 1982


What a great climb. I think the key was getting up early and beating the RMI people up the route. Saw the sun come up on the Summit, that was a real treat.
Posted Feb 15, 2007 10:36 pm

ascendingzionMy First Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2005


My first glacier climb, and second overall after Shasta. We had great weather after a storm the first night followed by my first whiteout in the morning. Summitted on my first try with no guides! Thank God for good weather!
Posted Feb 1, 2007 9:06 pm

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