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ScottyPDC with RMI  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2001

ScottyP

DC route with RMI. Long day but what a great mountain. z
Posted Nov 13, 2008 6:25 pm

lloydDC  Sucess!

lloyd

A long day.
Posted Oct 15, 2008 2:18 pm

cromfirst climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2008
went up the dc route. awesome weather, rockfall was sketchy. we saw a guy being choppered out after taking one one the face.
Posted Oct 6, 2008 7:35 pm

tombcroninWindy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2008

tombcronin

Windy. For photos see link:
http://picasaweb.google.com/tombcronin/Rainier#
Climbed with the "California Mountaineering Group"
Posted Sep 24, 2008 3:12 pm

JakesterSecond attempt this year
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2008

Jakester

Weather thwarted our attempt this time. Our tents were pelted with rain/snow mix for 12 hours straight at Camp Muir before we decided to call it off and head back to Paradise. White out conditions and avalanche danger were the biggest threats. Oh well, next time.
Posted Sep 23, 2008 2:53 pm

nickkarlDC with RMI  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2008

nickkarl

Made it up the DC climbing with RMI for the Summit For Someone program. This is a new high point for me and was the most rewarding climb I have done yet.
Posted Sep 14, 2008 11:00 pm

fatdadLate season on the DC  Sucess!

fatdad

Climbed this in Sept. '02 with John Reyher after finding out that the crevasses on both the Tahoma and Kautz were too open to climb. Really dry conditions so we didn't bother roping up until the descent, which really didn't make any sense. A wonderful adventure followed by a dinner of salmon and redhooks at Paradise.
Posted Sep 12, 2008 4:33 pm

BCJDC rerouted onto Emmons  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2007

BCJ

Great climb. DC route was unpassable up top due to a wide crevasse so the route went below the cleaver and up the Emmons.
Posted Aug 30, 2008 7:55 pm

SpankyBobGreat Weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

SpankyBob

Second try with IMG. First trip turned back by weather and high avalanche danger in June 2008. This time weather was great. Summitted via DC late int he day and descended to Ingraham flats that evening.
Posted Aug 29, 2008 4:51 pm

kevin trieuDC-Emmon Variation  Sucess!

kevin trieu

Snowbridges were in bad shape on the DC route so we had to go around the Cleaver, down the Emmon and up.
Posted Aug 26, 2008 4:56 pm

oso1212DC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

oso1212

Great trip. Perfect Weather.
TR :

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/434997/now-i-know-disappointment-cleaver.html
Posted Aug 24, 2008 9:30 pm

IngmanVia Emmons-Winthrop

Ingman

Becky, Jake, Joel, Scotty, Me :) Great weather on summit day.
Posted Aug 23, 2008 5:51 pm

icypeakDC Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2008

icypeak

The mountain has wicked weather. On the way to Muir, we encountered extreme heat, then endured a huge thunderstorm with lightning during the night but then it cleared up just long enough for us to reach the summit. On the way down to Paradise, we had a snowstorm, then hail and finally a downpour. All in all, a fantastic trip and would do it all again!
Posted Aug 23, 2008 6:12 am

dpsiebertKautz Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2001

dpsiebert

Fierce winds, but persistance paid off. Only a handful of parties summited.
Posted Aug 21, 2008 5:13 am

kpthomsonWhite out above Camp Hazard
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2005

kpthomson

Was in the Kautz Ice chute when clouds, snow descended down to 12,000'. Waited to see if it would clear, did not. Rapping down on bollards. Watch out for the penetentis (spelling???)
Posted Aug 12, 2008 4:02 pm

RModelliDC 2008  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2008

RModelli

Very interesting route despite the crowds, the route was all snow covered..
Posted Aug 9, 2008 5:08 pm

joepaTahoma Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2006

joepa

Climbed Tahoma glacier with Dan and Ben. Great climb, good conditions and huge cravasses! Only 2 other parties on the route.
Posted Aug 8, 2008 7:52 pm

SFMountaineerWow
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2008

SFMountaineer

Wow! What a mountain. Weather blew in as we climbed above 13,000 feet. I made the definition of a "summit" by making it into the crater, but I did not have the time and energy to cross the crater to Columbia Crest. I needed at least a 15 minute break for that to be physically possible for me and the guides were in a hurry to go right away because of the weather, so I remained in the crater to rest while a few in our group reached the true highpoint. Most of us did the same, we were exhausted from a tough climb. The guides had pushed us hard because of the storm blowing in. With cold, wind, and zero visibility, I don't think I missed much, it does mean I need to return sometime in the future to get the actual highpoint. I will be happy to do this, and climb by another route of course, the steep rocky sections of the DC route weren't too fun with crampons.
Posted Aug 1, 2008 10:39 am

pyergerBig  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2000

pyerger

Thank to the Guides, for all the latters they set up.
Posted Jul 30, 2008 11:17 pm

msihlMt. Rainier, DC route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

msihl

This was my third attempt. Summitted (Columbia Crestand Point Success) early morning 7/27 with Paul Walter and Yafis Barlas after a 6 hour climb. Beautiful weather! We descended to Camp Muir and then to Paradise the next morning.
Posted Jul 28, 2008 5:58 pm

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