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Matt LemkeEmmons Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Matt Lemke

Fantastic weather window. Decided against the DC route and was glad we did. Although the Emmons route was busy and Camp Schruman was full, it was no where near as many people as the DC route on this gorgeous July 4th weekend. Summitted shortly after sunrise to a beautiful summit.
Posted Jul 11, 2012 10:49 pm

MissHSecond try was it!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012


Summitted via Emmons Glacier with base camp near Camp Curtis. Busy holiday weekend meant that we had lots of people to keep us company and encourage me! Crevasses are pretty easy to maneuver around and thanks to that group that fixed a line for us all to use after the snowbridge broke through :) Weather was perfect with an awesome late thunderstorm last night.
Posted Jul 9, 2012 7:44 pm

WendellatorAwesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2009


Had an alpine start,full moon and wonderful stars.Had a great climb.
Posted Jul 1, 2012 2:49 pm

Nick Turturayup  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

Nick Turtura

Great climb.
Posted Jun 18, 2012 4:23 pm

BKWDC route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012


We wanted to do the ID but were dissuaded by the climbing ranger's beta. Opting for the DC we pulled out of Muir at 12:40 am and reached the crater rim by 4:45. The DC was a solid snow staircase the whole way. The weather the last 400 feet or so turned into an ice storm whiteout with high winds. We sought shelter in a steam vent. It was pretty hardcore.
Posted Jun 17, 2012 9:47 pm

Tracyvia Camp Muir and DC route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2012


I climbed this one with Dick Wimmer and Howie Vander Meer. We left the Muir Hut at about 1:00 am and had decent (but windy) conditions until the top of Disappointment Cleaver where an IMG guided group and another private group were turning around. We pressed on through increasing wind and thick misty clouds and topped out at 8:00 am. Snow was very firm and wind blown on the top 2,000 feet of the mountain. Weather got better on the descent to Camp Muir; however, going down the Muir snow field we were in whiteout conditions. This was Dick and Howie's 48th state highpoint and my 34th.

9 years earlier I had spent the night at the Muir Hut on June 25, 2003. The inside of the hut has been remodeled since that time and I had better weather on that trip from nine years ago.
Posted Jun 16, 2012 11:24 pm

ProvotroutDC Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2012


Posted Jun 14, 2012 7:02 pm

eispickelIndy Climb
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011


Posted Jun 4, 2012 9:30 pm

eispickelGlacier Course Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2010


Posted Jun 4, 2012 9:29 pm

D WatsonFun mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2011

D Watson

Summited Rainier 6 or so times in summer '11
Posted May 28, 2012 9:21 pm

ywardhornerEmmons  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2010


Amazing climb, lots of people but we camped away from Sherman, which helped.
Posted May 1, 2012 1:43 pm

sgilesEmmons Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2011


Beautiful gruelling climb. Highly reccomend this route instead of the DC
Posted Apr 12, 2012 1:04 pm

patdarcyTwo Days of Hell
Date Climbed: Oct 23, 2010


Climb started great on a Friday but come Saturday morning, the random and violent weather pinned myself and my two partners down until Sunday, about 1,500 feet from the summit. Needless to say, after frostbite, sub-zero temperatures, unbelievable wind chill, inability to boil water and diminishing rations...we bailed. Amazing climb, just do it in better weather...like not in the winter during a storm :)
Posted Feb 21, 2012 3:38 pm

santanoniD. Cleaver -   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011


Got up via the DC, fine for my first time. Next attempt I can try something more challenging and interesting.
Posted Jan 13, 2012 11:39 am

jjjNYEmmons  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008


Good time.
Posted Jan 10, 2012 6:47 pm

huntersleeFinally climb the DC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011


After climbing Rainier via a few other routes, I finally made it up the DC with the Victoria MEC representatives...great weekend outing!
Posted Dec 16, 2011 1:00 am

mreiter1Success  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2006


Disappointment Cleaver Route
Posted Dec 11, 2011 1:51 pm

Luke SwansonDisappointment Cleaver   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

Luke Swanson

Amazing mountain. The climb went well and weather was great. Started at around 1:00 am from camp muir on summit day. All four of us made it to the summit. Very long day though.
Posted Nov 7, 2011 11:17 pm

logikalDC/Ingrahm Direct  Sucess!


We really lucked out with the weather. Great mountain! Amazing views of the noctilucent clouds on route to the summit.
Posted Nov 4, 2011 11:41 pm

ibekkerDissappointment 2 years in a row
Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2011


Tried to summit Rainier 2 years in a row during Memorial weekend, both times the weather wasnt as favorable.
Posted Nov 3, 2011 10:13 am

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