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HyadventureThe Grind  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2017


Great weather for one of the toughest grinds of my life.
Posted Aug 2, 2017 5:15 pm

HarvestBeautiful sunrise  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2017


Great climb and the route is in great shape 6/29/17. Only two snow bridges.

Another great ascent. There's 13 snow bridges this time but the route is still in great shape. 8/1/17.
Posted Aug 2, 2017 3:05 pm

underasailBrilliant Route/Great Weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2016


Made the climbing in four hours and fifty-five minutes to the summit and around a three-hour descent to Camp Schurman.
Posted Aug 27, 2016 4:14 pm

tpkrauseGreat Weather, successful climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2014
We pushed hard on the first day to Camp Shurman. 2am start and we were able to beat many other groups on the crowded ascent. Route was well traveled and we made great time to the summit and down. Weather could not have been better.
Posted Jul 7, 2015 1:51 pm

GlacierCountryFirst time
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2015


Climbed in honor of a friend with a brain cancer. Bad storm the day before arrival and a climber died of exposure on the Liberty Ridge route. Excellent weather during our stay. Only got to 12k feet on summit day due to one of our team having AMS. But it was a great experience and I will definitely return for a summit.
Posted Jul 6, 2015 11:47 am

seanoPerfect weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014


A fun, relaxing 2-day climb, with shorts weather on the summit. Trip report.
Posted Jul 14, 2014 1:36 pm

funkstufBeautiful Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2013


This route is beautiful, fun, and can be challenging. I'd been up the DC route a few times. Tried this route a few years ago in the spring but avalanche conditions prevented a summit at that time. This week we summited at 7:45 am under clear skies and zero.. yes, I said zero wind on the summit. No congestion on the route. Highly recommended. Be prepared to alter your path on the way down as the snow bridges crumble in the afternoon.
Posted Aug 6, 2013 12:55 am

bellinghamclimberBeautiful Weekend on the Emmons  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013


I would definitely recommend this route to anybody interested in a Rainier ascent. This was my first time on the route, and it had far fewer people than what you would typically see over on the DC!
Posted Jul 15, 2013 12:56 am

MtMtnHiker1st time on Rainier and Emmons
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013


We were the only party on the route. Got a somewhat late start at 2am. Colder conditions firmed the route up great. Turned around at 12,600 due to a combination of altitude sickness, deteriorating weather and general fatigue. No regrets as the weather got very nasty later. Will be back to try it again.
Posted Jul 14, 2013 7:00 pm

HotfeetGood time, bad weather!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013


Climbed to Camp Schurman only to decide as many, many others did that the conditions were poor. The fresh snow and warm temps made avy conditions way too risky. I will be back later!
Posted Jun 30, 2013 12:52 am

Fletchfun time out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2011


with CMC friends...
Posted Dec 28, 2012 4:41 pm

blakemj33Just another day out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012


Second time up the Emmons and sixth summit of Rainier. Led a non-profit group up and it was great. Most people leave for an alpine start but the group I was with had alot of first timers and not all were in great shape so instead of leaving for the summit at midnight I had everyone wake up at 6 AM and we were off by 7:30 and were hanging out by about 1:PM. Route was great and a little icey around 13.
Posted Nov 24, 2012 1:40 pm

WillieCornettFirst time on Rainier
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009


Bad storm at high camp, then sick partner next day.
Posted Oct 14, 2012 1:03 am

jacobsmithEmmons  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011


Climbed in a three day trip, which was fairly leisurely; a real haul but no technical challenges.
Posted Sep 16, 2012 12:47 pm

jswitzkyBeautiful climb and weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2012
Spectacular weather. Perfect snow. Summited with 2 other fellow clients of AAI and 2 guides.
Posted Aug 4, 2012 2:52 pm

olymountainmanA fine reroute up the Winthrop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012


Climbed her 3 days after a fresh reroute up the Winthrop. It was nice direct route, quite exposed in the lower section, but that just added to the fun!
Posted Aug 1, 2012 10:02 am

huntersleeEnjoyable Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012


Had great condition and weather this trip up the Emmons. Not that many people either, there were 8 of us in total climbing the route. Much more enjoyable, and slightly more technical than the DC.
Posted Jul 20, 2012 7:22 pm

Josh LewisFinally got this one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Josh Lewis

I finally got fed up with doing the DC route over and over and got an opportunity to do this route. Very enjoyable, great perspective of the mountain, and a good route. I would recommend this route over the DC.
Posted Jul 11, 2012 3:49 am

Bezoar GoatBeautiful window   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012

Bezoar Goat

Avvy conditions on Tuesday and hi winds on Thursday but one perfect window on Wednesday! We had the route entirely to ourselves. Fantastic first trip to an amazing area.
Posted Jul 3, 2012 1:17 am

eispickelHad to turn around
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011


Wonderful weather, but someone on my rope was not up to the challenge that day
Posted Jun 4, 2012 9:24 pm

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